Pages related to: WWII

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

November 15, 2018 - 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...

Office of Strategic Services (OSS) Bronze Medal

March 26, 2018 - This medal is a bronze replica of the Congressional Gold Medal presented collectively to the members of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS). The OSS was America’s first effort to implement a system of strategic intelligence during World War II...

Filipino Veterans of World War II Bronze Medal

January 18, 2018 - This medal is a bronze replica of the Congressional Gold Medal presented collectively to Filipino Veterans of World War II who served honorably in an active duty status between July 26, 1941 and December 31, 1946, under the command of...

In Remembrance

May 24, 2018 - By Jill Westeyn May 26, 2017 For the versed numismatist, the story of how coinage changes during times of war and conflict is a familiar one. From variations in design to adjustments in metallic composition, U.S. coinage serves as a window...

Code Talkers Recognition Bronze Medal Images

January 27, 2017 - News Image Library For more information on these coins, visit their Coins and Medals page. See also: Business Use Guidelines Code Talkers Recognition Bronze Medals Cherokee Nation (Oklahoma) Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe (South Dakota) Choctaw Nation (Oklahoma) Comanche Nation (Oklahoma)...