Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross, Louis Purnell

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The Distinguished Flying Cross was established by Presidential order on January 28, 1927. The medal is awarded to United States Military personnel for heroism or extraordinary achievement during an aerial flight.

This medal was presented to Louis Purnell of the 332 Fighter Squadron.

Donated by Louis R. Purnell

Physical Description:
United States Distinguished Flying Cross; Obverse: bronze four bladed propeller depicted with square sunburst; blue silk ribbon with vertical red center stripe with two white stripes, two vertical white edge stripes; Reverse inscribed "LOUIS PURNELL"; two oak leaf clusters.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Type
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons

Materials
Copper Alloy
Silk
Non-Magnetic White Metal Alloy
Solder
Possible Protective Coating
Dimensions
3-D: 4.4 × 0.6 × 9cm (1 3/4 × 1/4 × 3 9/16 in.)

The Distinguished Flying Cross was established by Presidential order on January 28, 1927. The medal is awarded to United States Military personnel for heroism or extraordinary achievement during an aerial flight.

This medal was presented to Louis Purnell of the 332 Fighter Squadron.

Donated by Louis R. Purnell

Physical Description:
United States Distinguished Flying Cross; Obverse: bronze four bladed propeller depicted with square sunburst; blue silk ribbon with vertical red center stripe with two white stripes, two vertical white edge stripes; Reverse inscribed "LOUIS PURNELL"; two oak leaf clusters.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Type
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons

Materials
Copper Alloy
Silk
Non-Magnetic White Metal Alloy
Solder
Possible Protective Coating
Dimensions
3-D: 4.4 × 0.6 × 9cm (1 3/4 × 1/4 × 3 9/16 in.)

ID: A20130013000