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Republic Of Vietnam Service Bronze Medal

Republic Of Vietnam Service Bronze Medal
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This bronze medal is 1 1/4 inches in diameter. On the front it has a oriental dragon behind a grove of bamboo trees above the inscription "REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM SERVICE".On the reverse, a crossbow surmounted a by a torch above the arched inscription "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA".The design, created by Miss Mercedes Lee, includes bamboo trees which are adapted from the flag of the President of Vietnam and the half-concealed dragon represents the subversive nature of the conflict. The crossbow, on the reverse, is the ancient weapon of Vietnam and the torch of the Statue of Liberty is a symbol of the United States devotion to liberty and freedom. The yellow ribbon with three vertical red stripes suggests the color of the flag of the Republic of Vietnam. The green border on each side alludes to the jungle of that Country.Metal has never been used still in the original package

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