Medal, Legion of Honor -- Grand Officer, James H. Doolittle

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Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Credit Line

Donated by Lt. Gen. James H. Doolittle (USAF, Ret.)

Materials

  • Overall: Enameled Silver
  • Ribbon: Silk

Dimensions

3-D: 3.8 × 1.9 × 8.9cm (1 1/2 × 3/4 × 3 1/2 in.)

Country of Origin

France

Physical Description

Order of the Legion of Honor Grand Officer; white enamel on silver cross surrounded by green enamel wreath; Obverse: bust of Napoleon in relief in center disc surrounded by blue enamel ring with inscription; crossed French tri-color flags surrounded by blue enamel ring with inscription; solid red silk ribbon with rossett.

Type

AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons

Inventory Number

A19600051001