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Issue RegulationsEuropean African Middle Eastern Campaign

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The European-African-Center Eastern Campaign Medal (occasionally described as (EAME TCR <*>) was establimelted by Executive Order 9265 signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on November 6, 1942, and also enforced by War Department Bulletin 56 (1942) and also Navy Department General Orders Number 253 (1942).

(TCR: Theater Campaign Ribbon; Temporary Campaign Ribbon; Transistional Campaign Replacement)

Effective Dates:

The European-African-Center Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for qualifying business between December 7, 1941, and also March 2, 1946.

Criteria:

The European-African-Center Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying business within the European-African-Center Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and also March 2, 1946, under any of the complying with conditions:On irreversible assignment within the European-African-Center Eastern Theater; or,For business in a passenger condition or on short-lived duty condition for 30 consecutive days or 60 non-consecutive days; or,For organization in active combat in the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations against the enemy and awarded a combat decoration or furnimelted a acknowledgment by the commanding general of a corps, higher unit, or independent pressure that the individual actuallyparticipated in combat.

Order of Precedence:

The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was worn after the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and before the World War II Victory Medal.

Devices:

A. Bronze service stars: Bronze Service Stars were awarded by all services for participation in designated projects... not to confused with the Bronze Star Medal.B. Silver company stars: The Silver service star is worn in lieu of five Bronze company stars.C. Bronze arrowhead: A bronze arrowhead gadget was awarded for participation in designated Military amphibious and airborne combat attacks (Note: only one bronze arrowhead might be worn on the ribbon).

Designer:

The obverse of the European-African-Center Eastern Campaign Medal was designed by Thomas Hudkid Jones (1892-1969). The reverse was designed by Adolph A. Weinman (1870-1952).

First Recipient:

The first recipient of the European-African-Center Eastern Campaign Medal was General Dwight D. Eisenhower, who was presented his medal on July 24, 1947.

Description and also Symbolism:

Obverse: In the center of a bronze medallion one and a quarter inches in diameter, an LST landing craft is presented via troops landing under fire, via an aircraft in the background below the words EUROPEAN-AFRICAN-MIDDLE EASTERN CAMPAIGN (in 3 lines). This scene represents the major invasions of Africa and Europe throughout the Second World War and portrays aspects of the Army, Navy, and also Air Corps. The words define the Theater of operations.Reverse: In the facility of a bronze medallion one and a quarter inches in diameter, an American bald eagle is presented perched on a rock. To the eagle"s left, the days 1941-1945 (in two lines); to the eagle"s best, the words UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (in three lines). The bald eagle is the nationwide symbol and thereby represents the Amerideserve to world. It is perched on a solid rock which represents the firmness of resolve and stamina of America in prosecuting the war, as suggested by the days.

Ribbon:

The ribbon to the European-African-Center Eastern Campaign Medal has actually a vast center stripe of green that is bisected by blue, white and red pinstripes. The green is edged on the best by slightly wider pinstripes of green, white and red (green being the outthe majority of color); to the left, the facility stripe of green is edged by slightly wider pinstripes of white, babsence, and white. The outer edges of the ribbon are edged in brown.

The Secretary of War directed that ribbons for the location project medals were to employ separate colors to represent the theaters they stood for. The theater shade was to preconquer in each ribbon and also the widespread connection among every one of them wregarding be accomplished by making use of colored stripes put in the very same area on each of the ribbons. The central stripe of green (bisected by the blue, white and also red pinstripes taken from the Amerihave the right to Defense Service Medal) alludes to the vegetation of Europe. The brvery own edge stripes reexisting North Africa. The green, white and red pinstripes inside the best edge are the colors of Italy and also the white, babsence and also white pinstripes inside the left edge represent Germany, therefore representing both of the Axis powers in Europe.

Description: The Bronze medal is 1 inches in width. On the front is a LST landing craft and also troops landing under fire with an plane in the background below the words "EUROPEAN AFRICAN MIDDLE EASTERN CAMPAIGN". On the reverse, an Amerihave the right to bald eagle close between the dates "1941 - 1945" and also the words "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA".Ribbon: The ribbon is 1 3/8 inches wide and also consists of the adhering to stripes: 3/16 inch Brown 67136; 1/16 inch Irish Green 67189; 1/16 inch White 67101; 1/16 inch Scarlet 67111; inch Irish Green; center 1/8 inch triparted Old Glory Blue 67178, White and also Scarlet; inch Irish Green; 1/16 inch White; 1/16 inch Babsence 67138; 1/16 inch White; and 3/16 inch Brown.

Criteria: a. The European-African-Center Eastern (EAME) Campaign Medal was awarded to personnel for company within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater between 7 December 1941 and 8 November 1945 under any of the following conditions:

(1) On long-term assignment.(2) In a passenger standing or on momentary duty for 30 consecutive days or 60 days not consecutive.(3) In active combat against the foe and was awarded a combat decoration or furniburned a acknowledgment by the commanding basic of a corps, higher unit, or independent pressure that he actually participated in combat.

The western boundary of EAME Theater is from the North Pole, south along the 7fifth meridian west longitude to the 77th parallel north latitude, then southeastern via Davis Strait to the intersection of the 40th parallel north latitude and also the 35th meridian west longitude, then southern along the meridian to the 10th parallel north latitude, then southeast to the intersection of the Equator and the 20th meridian west longitude, then alengthy the 20th meridian west longitude to the South Pole. The eastern boundary of the EAME Theater is from the North Pole southern alengthy the 60th meridian eastern longitude to its intersection with the eastern boundary of Iran, then south alengthy the Iran boundary to the Gulf of Omale and the intersection of the 60th meridian eastern longitude, then south alengthy the 60th meridian eastern longitude to the South Pole. The EAME Theater consisted of Europe, European Russia, Greenland also, Iceland also, Africa, Iran, Iraq, and also Turcrucial.

Components: The adhering to are authorized components:

Background: a. The EAME Campaign Medal was establimelted per Executive Order 9265, dated 6 November 1942, by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and announced in War Department Bulletin 56, 1942. The criteria was initially announced in Department of the Military (DA) Circular 84, dated 25 March 1948, and also subsequently publiburned in Army Regulation 600-65, dated 22 September 1948.

The ribbon design was approved by the Secretary of War in December 1942. The brvery own represents the sands of Africa and the green represents the green fields of Europe. The center blue, white, and also red stripes are taken from the Amerihave the right to Defense Service Medal ribbon and describes the continuance of American Defense after Pearl Harbor. Green, white and red are the Italian colors and the white and also black colors reexisting Germany kind of.

The medal was designed by Mr. Thomas Hudson Jones, based upon General Eisenhower"s request that the medal incorporate an invasion scene. The reverse side was designed by Mr. A. A. Weinguy and also is the very same architecture as supplied on the reverse of the Asiatic-Pacific and American Campaign Medals. The medal design was submitted to the Commission of Fine Arts on 17 September 1946 and also the first sample was completed in July 1947. General Eisenhower was presented the initially medal on 24 July 1947.

A bronze star is worn on the ribbon to indicate participation in designated projects. The designated campaigns for the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater are:

Egypt-Libya 11 Jun 42 - 12 Feb 43Air Offensive, Europe 4 Jul 42 - 5 Jun 44Algeria-French Morocco 8-11 Nov 42Tunisia 12 Nov 42 - 13 May 43Sicily 14 May 43 - 17 Aug 43Naples-Foggia 18 Aug 43 - 21 Jan 44Anzio 22 Jan 44 - 24 May 44Rome-Arno 22 Jan 44 - 9 Sep 44Normandy 6 Jun 44 - 24 Jul 44Northern France 25 Jul 44 - 14 Sep 44Southern France 15 Aug 44 - 14 Sep 44Northern Apennines 10 Sep 44 - 4 Apr 45Rhineland 15 Sep 44 - 21 Mar 45Ardennes-Alsace 16 Dec 44 - 25 Jan 45Central Europe 22 Mar 45 - 11 May 45Po Valley 5 Apr 45 - 8 May 45 Antisubmarine 7 Dec 41 - 2 Sep 45 Ground Combat 7 Dec 41 - 2 Sep 45 Air Combat: 7 Dec 41 - 2 Sep 45 * These campaigns are not shown as streamers on the Army flag.

A bronze arrowhead is worn on the ribbon to suggest participation in a combat parachute jump, combat glider landing, or amphibious assault landing within the EAME Theater.

Executive Order 9265--Amerideserve to, European-African-Center Eastern and Asiatic-Pacific project medals

Source: The provisions of Executive Order 9265 of Nov. 6, 1942, appear at 7 FR 9106, 3 CFR, 1938-1943 Comp., p. 1224, unmuch less otherwise provided.

By virtue of the authority vested in me as President of the USA and as Commander in Chief of the Army and also Navy of the United States, it is hereby ordered that the American, European-African-Middle Eastern, and also Asiatic-Pacific project medals, including suitable appurtenances, be established, and that the sassist medals might be awarded, under such regulations as the Secretary of War and also the Secretary of the Navy may severally prescribe, to members of the land also and naval pressures of the USA, consisting of the Women"s Reserve of the United States Naval Reserve, and also to members of the Women"s Army Auxiliary Corps that, in the time of any kind of duration in between December 7, 1941, inclusive, and also a date 6 months subsequent to the termicountry of the existing war, shall have served exterior the continental limits of the United States in any kind of of the particular areas as indicated by the names of the medals, such areas to be more specifically characterized in the regulations hereby authorized.

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For the purposes of this order, the Territory of Alaska shall be thought about as external the continental limits of the USA.

Editorial note: Executive Order 9265 was amfinished by the complying with provisions of Executive Order 9706 of Mar. 15, 1946, which appear at 11 FR 2811, 3 CFR, 1943-1948 Comp., p. 520:

1. The European-African-Center Eastern Campaign Medal shall not be awarded for any type of service rendered succeeding to November 8, 1945.2. The Amerihave the right to Campaign Medal and also the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal shall not be awarded for any type of service rendered succeeding to March 2, 1946.3. Effective October 12, 1945, members and previous members of the land also and also naval forces of the United States, including the Women"s Reserve of the United States Naval Reserve, and also previous members of the Women"s Army Auxiliary Corps, who offered in the continental United States for an aggregate duration of one year between December 7, 1941, and also March 2, 1946, inclusive, might be awarded the Amerihave the right to Campaign Medal under such regulations as the Secretary of War and Secretary of the Navy might severally prescribe.Go To Top of PageGo To Issue Regulations for Other Medals and Badges