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World War, 1914-1918

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

World War I Dog Tags

Identifier: B255.02.0001.0001.00003
Overview The two World War I dog tags are circular and have a hole at the top. ''Sidney Israelski, Cpl.'' is engraved on the front sides of the dog tags. ''Sgt.'' has been scratched on the front of both tags. The number 1877169 is engraved on the back sides of the tags. The initial ''1'' is upside down on one of the tags. Sidney Israelski was in the United States Army during World War I.
Dates: 1920-1930

World War I Victory Medal, 1919

Identifier: B255.02.0001.0001.00001
Overview On the obverse side of this bronze medal is a female Victory with wings and sword in her proper right hand and shield on her proper left side. On the reverse of the metal part is a shield with U.S. in the middle and on the left and right are raised capital letters. On the left: ''France, Italy, Serbia, Japan, Montenegro, Russia, Greece'' and on the right: '' Great Britain, Belgium, Brazil, Portugal, Rumania, China''. There are three stars in raised relief on both sides of the shield on the ...
Dates: 1919

World War I Victory Ribbon

Identifier: B255.02.0001.0001.00002
Overview There are five metal stars across the crimped material on the top. The colors of the material are from left to right: purple, blue, green, yellow, orange, red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple. There is pin fastener on the reverse side. The primary colors fade into each other, forming the secondary colors. The companion Victory Medal was established by the U.S. Congress in 1919 and awarded to members of the U.S. Army, Navy, and Marine Corps for active service between April 6, 1917 and...
Dates: 1920-1930