World War II Victory Medal (United States) facts for kids
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World War II Victory Medal
|Awarded by Department of War and Department of the Navy|
|Type||Military service medal|
|Eligibility||Served in the armed forces between the dates of 7 December 1941 and 31 December 1946.|
|Next (higher)||European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal|
|Equivalent||Merchant Marine World War II Victory Medal|
|Next (lower)||Army of Occupation Medal or
Navy Occupation Service Medal
Service ribbon (top) and campaign streamer (bottom)
The World War II Victory Medal is a service medal of the United States military which was created by an Act of Congress on 6 July 1945 (Public Law 135, 79th Congress).
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