Pages related to: WWII

End of World War II 75th Anniversary 24-Karat Gold Coin

September 2, 2020 - 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the end of the involvement of the United States in World War II. The United States Mint salutes the millions of American citizens who bravely served in uniform during the course of the struggle...

End of World War II 75th Anniversary Silver Medal

September 2, 2020 - 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the end of the involvement of the United States in World War II. The United States Mint salutes the millions of American citizens who bravely served in uniform during the course of the struggle...

USS Indianapolis Bronze Medal

July 30, 2020 - Commissioned in November 1932, the USS Indianapolis (CA-35) was a Portland-class heavy cruiser that became the flagship of the 5th fleet with extensive combat duty in the South Pacific. A capital ship with a highly regarded service record, she earned...

Raoul Wallenberg Bronze Medal

September 17, 2019 - This medal is a bronze replica of the Congressional Gold Medal presented posthumously to Raoul Wallenberg in recognition of Wallenberg’s achievements and heroic actions during the Holocaust. Raoul Wallenberg was born August 4, 1912. After graduating from the University of...

Veterans Day

November 5, 2018 - Why Veterans Day? On November 11, 1918, a peace agreement called an “armistice” ended the fighting of World War I and went into effect on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month. The world hoped that...

American Memorial Park Quarter

March 6, 2019 - American Memorial Park in Northern Mariana Islands honors the thousands of American troops and local residents of Saipan who gave their lives during the Marianas Campaign of World War II. At the Court of Honor, the American flag is displayed...

War in the Pacific National Historical Park Quarter

November 15, 2018 - The westernmost park of all the National Park Service sites, Guam’s War in the Pacific National Historical Park honors the bravery, courage, and sacrifice of those participating in the campaigns of the Pacific Theater during World War II. The park...

Office of Strategic Services Receives Congressional Gold Medal

March 21, 2018 - WASHINGTON – The members of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) received a Congressional Gold Medal today during a ceremony in Emancipation Hall of the U.S. Capitol. The medal, conferred collectively, recognizes the members of the OSS for their superior...