Is there a list of Bronze Star recipients from World War 2?
No list of Bronze Star Medal recipients exists.
Asked in Military Awards and Medals, World War 2
What are names of World War 2 bronze star recipients?
World War Two lasted four years, and found millions of Americans in uniform. No list of Bronze Star Medal recipients exists. There were certainly thousands of BS Medals awarded, and perhaps hundreds of thousands. ...
Asked in US in WW2
How do you find out what your dad did in World War 2 to receive a bronze star?
You can find out if your dad won the bronze star in World War 2 by contacting the military records center in St. Louis, MO. ...
Who are the Silver and Bronze Star winners from Arkansas?
No list of Silver Star and Bronze Star winners was ever compiled.
What is the difference between the bronze star service medal in World War 2 and a Bronze Star?
The Bronze Star Medal could be awarded for either "meritorious service" or for "valor". If the award was for valor, the Medal was awarded with a bronze "V device" to be worn on the ribbon of the Medal. After the war was over the Army decided that every WWII veteran was entitled to the Bronze Star Medal, but the award was for "meritorious service", not "valor", so no "V device". ...
What is the difference between a silver and bronze star?
one is silver and one is bronze The Silver Star Medal is a higher award for bravery than the Bronze Star Medal. The Bronze Star Medal was issued to any Infantryman who fought in combat. The Silver Star Medal is silver and has a ribbon that is prodominately blue. The Bronze Star Medal is identical in size and design except it is bronze and has a ribbon that is mainly red. ...
Can you find the reason for your dad receiving the bronze star?
If you look through your dad's personal papers, an award of the Bronze Star Medal would have been accompanied by a Citation Certificate. If you can't find it, look at his discharge. There is a section there saying Awards and Decorations. If Bronze Star is there, take that, along with your dad (or you- with proof of your kinship), to a Veteran Service Officer at a federal building (some county offices have them,too) and they will help you. ...
Asked in World War 2, Military Awards and Medals
How do you find out information about your father-in-law receiving either a Silver Star or Bronze Star?
The National Archives is a good place to start. And to get you started, you'll find a link below. Good luck with your search. ...
Asked in Vietnam
You would like to know if you can wear a cap that says bronze star medal your 214 says Vietnam service medal w1 bronze star?
NO. That Bronze star on the Service Medal is not the same. That medal is in recognition of how many deployments to that area. The 'Bronze Star' itself stands alone. ...
Asked in World War 1, Military Awards and Medals
Is there a list of World War 1 Bronze Star recipients?
There is NO LIST of WWI recipients, because the award did not yet exist. The Bronze Star Medal was established by Executive Order 9419 on 4 February 1944 . ...
How many bronze stars were awarded in World War 2?
The total number of Bronze Star Medals awarded during World War 2 is unknown. The 82nd Airborne alone was awarded 2,478 Bronze Stars. The medal was created in 1944. ...
Asked in Vietnam War, Military Awards and Medals
Is there a list of Bronze Star recipients from the Vietnam War?
The Bronze Star Medal is awarded for "Heroic or meritorious achievement or service." While there is no complete list compiled of Bronze Stars awarded during Vietnam, medals awarded may be looked up on the National Archives website. You can search by name and several other ways on the site linked below. Number of Bronze Stars awarded (Source: National Archives): Bronze Star for Service 26,215 Bronze Star for Achievement 2,159 Bronze Star for Valor 6,215 ...