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 WWII Medals and Documents
MM-344  Very rare early 8TH Air Force, 44TH Bomb Group KIA grouping for a Gunner shot down in December of 1943. Includes Government engraved Purple Heart, Silver Star (numbered), Distinguished Flying Cross and Air Medal with 3 clusters. Great set, especially having the Silver Star. 2 Wrist ID bracelets, one with his training squadron number. A choice set in mint condition. Some research is included but you can go a lot further with this one. $1750 $SOLD$
 
MM-343  Interesting B-29 Flight Officer/Navigator for a member of "Assid Test". While bombing Kobe on June 5, 1945 the B-29 is shot down from Anti Aircraft Fire. He was killed in the crash. His other crewmates are believed to have been executed by the Japanese. Purple Heart grouping with Purple Heart Certificate, Accolade Document, air Corps Certificate, great portrait photo as well as some of his original records. Very nice set. $725ON HOLD
  MM-342  Scarce WWII Navy and Marine Corps issue Purple Heart with gilt Sterling planchet. Very nice condition. $175
  MM-341 Late War 35TH Division, 134TH Infantry KIA from a Soldier involved with the taking of the city of Ossenburg, Germany during the final days of the European campaign. Nice Government engraved heart. $425ON HOLD
    MM-340  35TH Division, 134TH Infantry casualty in the Rhineland Campaign. Nice Government engraved heart. $425
    MM-339  5TH Division, 11TH Infantry Regiment Soldier KIA during the battle of Angers, France, 1 of 15 men killed this day from his regiment. Nice Government engraving. $425ON HOLD
  MM-338  Very nice 8TH Air Force, 392ND Bomb Group, "The Crusaders" B-24 Navigators KIA cased Purple Heart. Their Aircraft exploded after coming after heavy fighter attack on July 7TH, 1944. $450  $SOLD$
German Report #KU2416, Airbase Hqs, Magdeburg-East, reported the crash of this plane and the finding of (9) dead crewmen at (2) kilometers south of the village of Egein, (24) kilometers southwest of Magdeburg which occurred at 0935 hours, 7 July. The account reported the plane as 90% destroyed and the finding of (1) each copy of: a bombing mission folder~ map of Halle; aerial photo of Junkers-Bernburg Airfield; aerial photo of Ago-Oschersleben; grid map of Junkers-Bernburg; grid map of Ago-Oschersleben; There was only (1) survivor who lived through this ordeal, Co-Pilot Lt. Darnall, who was blown literally out of the plane when it exploded while under enemy fighter attacks. His report indicated that most crew members were in their assigned positions when the plane suddenly blew up, and surmised all of them had been killed; some having been wounded during the ensuing fighter passes, and the Tail Gunner Orlando definitely killed in his turret. He related further that the Pilot Milliken and Radio Operator were standing up beside him (Darnall) and both were attempting to open the jammed bomb bay doors when the plane blew up, and he the Co-Pilot, was blown out of the forward section.
The 95TH division was sent into combat on 19 October in the Moselle bridgehead sector east of Moselle and South of Metz and patrolled the Seille near Cheminot, capturing the forts surrounding Metz and repulsing enemy attempts to cross the river.[12] It was during the defense of this town from repeated German attacks that the division received its nickname, "The Iron Men of Metz. MM-337   378TH, 95TH Division POW Purple Heart. Looks like a jeweler was going to mount it and did not finish as the tip of the heart looks to have been carved. $235 $SOLD$
  84TH Division action report-"Before dawn Nov. 29, (1944),the 335th attacked Lindern, part of the Siegfried's formidable Wurm-Beeck-Leiffarth-Lindern triangle. Enemy infantry resistance, backed by pillboxes and tanks, was fanatical." MM-336    WWII cased KIA Purple Heart for a member of the 335TH Infantry of the 84TH Division. Numbered on the rim. $425 $SOLD$
85TH Division in Italy- "On 17 April began the northward push to the Po River and toward Verona and the Adige Line in late April 1945. On 25 April, the division crossed the river at several points by raft and pontoon bridges and reached the outskirts of Verona in the evening." MM-335   85TH Division KIA Purple Heart for a member of an Anti Tank Unit attached to the 339TH Infantry Regiment. $425
Following the capture of the city of Luneville and the crossing of the Meurthe River, the 79th Infantry Division received orders for an attack on the Foret de Parroy. This attack was set for the 25th of September and would continue until it's final capture on the 21ST of October, 1944. MM-334    79TH Division, KIA cased and numbered Purple Heart. $425ON HOLD
  MM-333   Great 4TH Division Bronze Star set put together from the Veteran in a cool 1950s hand made frame. Great valor citation. $165
  MM-332  British made 2 place ribbon bar set. $20
MM-331  Very interesting 15TH Infantry, 3RD division KIA grouping for a Soldier who was in Audey Murphy's Regiment and killed the day before his famous act of climbing onto a burning enemy tank and firing on the enemy with their own machine gun, to allow his platoon to retire. Includes the cased Purple Heart, Purple Heart certificate, his original dog tag (that would have been removed from the body and returned to the family), a letter mailed to the Soldier marked "Deceased" by an Officer and other items. Medals in very good condition. Document has some chipping, browning and edge loss. $675$SOLD$
MM-330  Interesting Purple Heart/ Bronze Star pair for a Soldier in the 75TH Division. Includes his Sterling CIB, dog tags, collar discs, Veterans pins and more. Government engraved PH shows some polishing. Bronze Star planchet has come separated from its ring. Needs repair. Nice set, needs research. $350 $SOLD$
MM-328   Very nice cased WWII Purple Heart in the small purple "coffin box". Late War style PH with letter describing who the Purple Heart was for and which battle it was received. Includes this Marine's original unit history, where he has circled his name. Very nice WIA set. $495
MM-327  Government engraved Purple Heart for George J. Kelly. Excellent condition with case and ribbon bar. $250 $SOLD$
  MM-324  WWII Air Medal with 2 clusters. Excellent condition. $70
MM-323   Very nice 350TH Infantry, 88TH Division KIA Purple Heart with Certificate and accolade with original mailing tube. Medal is officially government impressed. This small font was used for just a short time as it was found that the lettering was too small, and is scarce. $695
MM-322   Very nice early Bailey Banks and Biddle Silver Star purchased from the Veteran in 1992. Including his very modest description. Like many WWII Vets, they claim they didn't do anything important, it was other Soldiers that were the heros. $295
MM-321   WWII Distinguished Flying Cross with matt finish. Possibly a very late Navy Contract. $95
MM-320  Very nice Silver Star/ Purple Heart pair for a member of the 71ST Infantry Regiment of the, 44TH Infantry Division. Well researched for citation. $1250
MM-313    WWII US Navy Air Medal and case. Short titled case with wide ribbon and matt finish medal. Mint condition. $225ON HOLD
MM-312  Interesting 104TH Infantry Division KIA Purple Heart with Purple Heart Certificate and Accolade Document. Includes copies of research and interment doc. Killled 11/18/44. $750

 

On 16 November, following the biggest air assault of World War II (2,400 bombers), the Division, from its positions in the Aachen-Verlantenheide area, launched an assault on the pill boxes and other fortifications of the Siegfried Line and clawed it's way past Hill 287 and through the heavily defended fortress towns and cities of Stolberg, Rohe, Helrath, Durwiz, Eschweiler, Putzlohn, Volkenrath, Weisweiler, Frenz, Lamersdorf, Inden, and Merken to the banks of the Roer River opposite Duren.

   
MM-302   WWII Air Medal, cased set. $80
MM-296  WWII KIA Gold Star Mothers Pin with engraved initials. $20ON HOLD
MM-293  Nice 30TH Division KIA Purple Heart Certificate and Accolade document with original mailing tube. $245ON HOLD
  MM-290  WWII Navy Cross with Legion of Merit. $25
  MM-268  British made ribbon bar, Air Medal, ETO Campaign Medal and American Campaign. $35
MM-265   War time Bronze Star in the original box. This 1944 dated example is typical for those given in the field. No fancy presentation box, just a throw away cardboard version. Seldom seen. $35
MM-254    WWII Pacific Theater Battle Streamer. $35
  MM-253   WWII Pacific Theater Battle Streamer. $35
MM-252   WWII Pacific Theater Battle Streamer. $35
MM-251   WWII Pacific Theater Battle Streamer. $35
MM-229  Very interesting Black Soldiers Bronze Star Certificate, cased Bronze Star, Memorial Document with photo and Memorial Document. Very nice set. $295
MM-215  Very nice WWII U S Navy Sailors Medal/ photo and certificate lot. This Sailor started out with the Navy in 1936,(graduation photo) and was assigned to the USS Utah and remained with this ship until 1941 when he transferred to the Tuscaloosa. Photo album is from his time on the Utah and includes shots of Hawaii. His medals include his Pacific Medal with "Fleet" bar and his Good Conduct Medal, officially impressed to him with 2 bars. Also includes a set of 1942 dated dog tags. Nice set. $255
  MM-195a  WWII Government impressed Good Conduct Medal. $30
  MM-194a   WWII Good Conduct Medal $20
MM-181  WWII Navy Minis. $45 $SOLD$
  MM-169  US Navy Expert Rifleman Medal. Choice condition. $75
MM-175  WWII Government named Good Conduct Medal. $30
  MM-141  1940s Distinguished Service Cross, watered Silk replacement ribbon. $20 per foot.
MM-121  1930s-40s WWII Silver Clusters for Medals and Ribbon Bars. $5 each
  MM-119  Original 1930s-40s watered silk Distinguished Flying Cross Medal Ribbon, old stock. $15 for a 1 foot length.
  MM-118  Original 1930s-40s watered silk Air Medal Cross Medal Ribbon, old stock. $15 for a 1 foot length
  MM-116  American Campaign and Pacific Campaign ribbon. 1940s stock. $10 per foot.
  MM-115  Philippine Defense ribbon. 1940s stock. $10 per foot.
  MM-114  Presidential Unit Citation ribbon. 1940s stock. $10 per foot.
  MM-113  US Navy Sharpshooter Ribbons. 1930s-40s stock. Your choice of the 3 varieties. (Expert Rifle Sold Out) $10 per foot.
  MM-112  US Coast Guard Sharpshooter Ribbons. 1930s-40s stock. Your choice of the 3 varieties. $10 per foot.
  MM-111  Original 1930s-40s watered silk Coast Guard Good conduct Medal Ribbon, old stock. $15 for a 1 foot length
  MM-103  Named WWII Good conduct. $25
  MM-102  Named WWII Good conduct. $25
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