Medal, Commemorative, Lafayette Escadrille

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Donated by E. Thomas Magoffin

Physical Description:
Lafayette Escadrille commemorative medal; Obverse: relief of the Escadrille's Memorial and the unit's American Indian head insignia depicted, embossed letter text "LE MEMORIAL DE L'ESCADRILLE LAFAYETT AU PARC DE VILLENEUVEI ETANG"; Reverse: relief of a formation of six aircraft depicted, engraved text "IN MEMORY OF HEROES OF THE ESCADRILLE LAFAYETTE WHO DIED IN DEFENSE OF RIGHT AND LIBERTY".

Country of Origin
France

Type
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons

Materials
Bronze (Copper Alloy)
Dimensions
3-D: 6.8 × 0.5cm (2 11/16 × 3/16 in.)

Donated by E. Thomas Magoffin

Physical Description:
Lafayette Escadrille commemorative medal; Obverse: relief of the Escadrille's Memorial and the unit's American Indian head insignia depicted, embossed letter text "LE MEMORIAL DE L'ESCADRILLE LAFAYETT AU PARC DE VILLENEUVEI ETANG"; Reverse: relief of a formation of six aircraft depicted, engraved text "IN MEMORY OF HEROES OF THE ESCADRILLE LAFAYETTE WHO DIED IN DEFENSE OF RIGHT AND LIBERTY".

Country of Origin
France

Type
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons

Materials
Bronze (Copper Alloy)
Dimensions
3-D: 6.8 × 0.5cm (2 11/16 × 3/16 in.)

ID: A19890024000