British Medals of World War Two:

The Air Crew Europe Star.

 
 

The Air Crew Europe Star.

The medal: a six pointed bronze star, in the centre the royal cypher GRI VI , within a circlet bearing the title "THE AIR CREW EUROPE STAR". A  crown is positioned on the circlet at 12 o'clock.
Bars issued; two, "Atlantic" and "France and Germany"
Awarded for operational flying from United Kingdom bases over Europe between the 3rd September 1939 to the 4th June 1944. The period of qualification was two months.

Also visit our copy / fake comparison page for the Air Crew Europe Star, and the official 1945 Government statement.

Air Crew Europe Star

The Ribbon

Pale blue, representing the sky, with black edges with inner narrow yellow stripes symbolic of night flying and enemy searchlights.
 

 

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