Five years in the developing, this beautiful book provides full color plates and detailed descriptions of all Marine Corps medals and insignia from World War II to the Liberation of Iraq. What further sets this book apart are the detailed drawing and clear text describing the criteria, purpose, and background of every award. Battle stars, attachments for valor, dates, places even the significance of ribbon color is presented in an easy to read combination of words and illustrations. There are bonus sections of on how to wear and display medals and badges and a great guide on how veterans or their families can claim their medals free!
Replaced by Marines Awards and Insignia