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  • France and Germany Star

    The France and Germany Star is a military campaign medal, instituted by the United Kingdom in May 1945 for award to subjects of the British Commonwealth who served in the Second World War, specifically for service in France, Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands or Germany and adjacent sea areas between 6 June 1944 and 8 May 1945.One clasp, the Atlantic Clasp , was instituted to be worn on the m...

  • 1939–1945 Star

    The 1939–1945 Star is a military campaign medal, instituted by the United Kingdom on 8 July 1943 for award to subjects of the British Commonwealth for service in the Second World War. Two clasps were instituted to be worn on the medal ribbon, the Battle of Britain Clasp and the Bomber Command Clasp .==The Second World War Stars==Altogether eight campaign stars and nine clasps were initially ins...

  • 1914–15 Star

    The 1914-15 Star is a campaign medal of the British Empire which was awarded to officers and men of British and Imperial forces who served in any theatre of the First World War against the Central European Powers during 1914 and 1915. The medal was never awarded singly and recipients were also awarded the British War Medal and Victory Medal.The medal was initially not going to be awarded to sol...

  • Italy Star

    The Italy Star is a military campaign medal, instituted by the United Kingdom in May 1945 for award to subjects of the British Commonwealth who served in the Second World War, specifically in the Italian Campaign from 1943 to 1945.==The Second World War Stars==Altogether eight campaign stars and nine clasps were initially instituted for campaign service during the Second World War. On 8 July 19...

  • Air Crew Europe Star

    The Air Crew Europe Star is a military campaign medal, instituted by the United Kingdom in May 1945 for award to subjects of the British Commonwealth for service in the Second World War, specifically Commonwealth air crew who participated in operational flights over Europe from bases in the United Kingdom. Two clasps were instituted to be worn on the medal ribbon, the Atlantic Clasp and the F...

  • Atlantic Star

    The Atlantic Star is a military campaign medal, instituted by the United Kingdom in May 1945 for award to subjects of the British Commonwealth for service in the Second World War, specifically those who took part in the Battle of the Atlantic, the longest continuous campaign of the war. Two clasps were instituted to be worn on the medal ribbon, the Air Crew Europe Clasp and the France and Ger...

  • Africa Star

    The Africa Star is a military campaign medal, instituted by the United Kingdom on 8 July 1943 for award to subjects of the British Commonwealth who served in the Second World War, specifically in North Africa between 10 June 1940 and 12 May 1943 inclusive.Three clasps were instituted to be worn on the medal ribbon, the North Africa 1942–43 Clasp , the 8th Army Clasp and the 1st Army Clasp .==Th...

  • 1914 Star

    The 1914 Star , colloquially known as the Mons Star , is a British World War I campaign medal for service in France or Belgium between 5 August and 22 November 1914.==Institution==The 1914 Star was authorised under Special Army Order no. 350 in November 1917 and by an Admiralty Fleet Order in 1918, for award to officers and men of the British and Indian Expeditionary Forces who served in France...

  • Arctic Star

    The Arctic Star is a military campaign medal which was instituted by the United Kingdom on 19 December 2012 for award to subjects of the British Commonwealth for service in the Second World War, specifically those who served on the Arctic Convoys north of the Arctic Circle.==The Second World War Stars==Altogether eight campaign stars and nine clasps were initially instituted for campaign servic...

  • Burma Star

    The Burma Star is a military campaign medal, instituted by the United Kingdom in May 1945 for award to subjects of the British Commonwealth who served in the Second World War, specifically in the Burma Campaign from 1941 to 1945.One clasp, the Pacific Clasp , was instituted to be worn on the medal ribbon.==The Second World War Stars==Altogether eight campaign stars and nine clasps were initiall...

  • Pacific Star

    The Pacific Star is a military campaign medal instituted by the United Kingdom in May 1945 for award to subjects of the British Commonwealth who served in the Second World War, specifically in the Pacific Campaign from 1941 to 1945.One clasp, the Burma Clasp , was instituted to be worn on the medal ribbon.==The Second World War Stars==Altogether eight campaign stars and nine clasps were initial...