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Catalog Number 2010.090.078
Description WWII Ribbon Bar Pin, c. 1939-1944. Purple on left represents the Purple Heart given to those wounded in action. Right side has a red center with rainbows on either side (this one is not identified and is similar, though opposite to the Army unit ribbon bar; possibly represents those who served overseas). "V-21-N / VANGUARD" engraved on brapss pin on back.
Object Name Pin, Military
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title WWII Ribbon Bar Pin, c. 1939-1944
Date c. 1939-1944
Dimensions H-0.375 W-3 D-0.5 inches
Search Terms WWII
War
Medals
Subjects War
World War II
Medals
Wounds & injuries