Re: WWII Uncle Record,Need Help Translating
"Good conduct distinguished unit bade American campaign medal european African Middle eastern campaign medal W/3 bronze stars world war II Vistory Medal."
He received the:He received the:1.Good conduct medal;
2.Distinguished unit badge;
3.American campaign medal (service for a specified period of time in the US/Alaska)
4.Europe/Africa/Middle East campaign medal (service for a specified period of time in the ETO (European Theater of Operations, Africa, etc.)
5.the 3 bronze stars do not refer the the Bronze Star medal(which is the heroism medal), but are attachments worn on the EAME campaign medal.If you were involved in a major battle, you received one.Soldiers involved in an assault were awarded an arrowhead device.
6.WWII Victory medal.Everyone who served in WWII got one of these.They all contributed to the cause.