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United States Military Awards and Decorations

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Awards and Decorations[edit | edit source]

Information on the issuance or replacement of 20th Century military service medals, decorations and awards from the National Archives is available on their Military Awards and Decorations page.

Medal of Honor[edit | edit source]

  • Sketches of soldiers who received the Medal of Honor are available in:


  • The U.S. Army Center of Military History lists Medal of Honor Recipients from the above publication online. The site also lists Medal of Honor recipients from 1979-2008.

Purple Heart[edit | edit source]

Societies[edit | edit source]

Awards and Decorations by Conflict[edit | edit source]

  • Colonial Wars, 1607 to 1763
  • Revolutionary War, 1775 to 1783
  • War of 1812, 1812 to 1815
  • Mexican War, 1846 to 1848
  • Indian Wars, 1780's-1890's
  • Spanish-American War, 1898
  • Philippine Insurrection, 1899 to 1902
  • World War II, 1941 to 1945
  • Korean War, 1950 to 1953

Awards by Service Branch[edit | edit source]

Air Force