Pin - World War I Victory Button
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Commemorate the park's rich military history with a replica World War I Victory Button. The Victory Button was part of a service medal set that was awarded to all who served in the war between 1917 and 1918. Lapel buttons were bronze and designed to be worn on civilian clothes. Personnel who were wounded in action received silver buttons. This product is based on an historical artifact in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area Museum Collection.
Did You Know?
The World War I Victory Medal was established in 1919. Each of the fourteen Allied Nations had an identical ribbon, while the medal design was left up to each country. Soldiers who fought in major European campaigns (such as the Somme Offensive and Defensive) received special clasps to clip onto their ribbons.
- Material: metal with antique finish