Medal, Byrd 1933-1935 Antartic Expedition Medal

Medal, Byrd 1933-1935 Antartic Expedition Medal

     

Donated by the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences Inc.

Physical Description:
Byrd 1933-1935 Antartic Expedition Medal; Obverse: relief of Adm. Byrd in a fur snowsuit depicted, embossed text "BYRD ANTARTIC EXPEDITION 1933-1935"; Reverse: relief of a dog sled, aircraft, "Little America" buildings, and sailing ship "City of New York" depicted, embossed text "PRESENTED TO THE OFFICERS AND MEN OF THE SECOND BYRD ANTARTIC EXPEDITION TO EXPRESS THE VERY HIGH ADMIRATION IN WHICH THE CONGRESS AND THE AMERICAN PEOPLE HOLD THEIR HEROIC AND UNDAUNTED ACCOMPLISHMENTS FOR SCIENCE UNEQUALED IN THE HISTORY OF POLAR EXPLORATION"; white silk ribbon.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Type
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons

Materials
Medal: Silver
Ribbon: Silk

Donated by the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences Inc.

Physical Description:
Byrd 1933-1935 Antartic Expedition Medal; Obverse: relief of Adm. Byrd in a fur snowsuit depicted, embossed text "BYRD ANTARTIC EXPEDITION 1933-1935"; Reverse: relief of a dog sled, aircraft, "Little America" buildings, and sailing ship "City of New York" depicted, embossed text "PRESENTED TO THE OFFICERS AND MEN OF THE SECOND BYRD ANTARTIC EXPEDITION TO EXPRESS THE VERY HIGH ADMIRATION IN WHICH THE CONGRESS AND THE AMERICAN PEOPLE HOLD THEIR HEROIC AND UNDAUNTED ACCOMPLISHMENTS FOR SCIENCE UNEQUALED IN THE HISTORY OF POLAR EXPLORATION"; white silk ribbon.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Type
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons

Materials
Medal: Silver
Ribbon: Silk

ID: A19640129000