Medal of Honor Ribbon Bar

Description:

This ribbon bar was awarded to Joe Nishimoto along with his Medal of Honor on June 21, 2000 by President Bill Clinton. This ribbon would be worn on the dress tunic for ceremonial occassions. This Medal of Honor was awarded to Private First Class Joe M. Nishimoto of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team for extraordinary heroism in action near La Houssière, France.

Date Made: June 21, 2000

Maker: Congress of the United States

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: District of Columbia

See more items in: Military and Society: Armed Forces History, Japanese American, Executive Order 9066

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Credit Line: Gift of Sharon Logan

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2016.0154.02Accession Number: 2016.0154Catalog Number: 2016.0154.02

Object Name: ribbon barribbon

Physical Description: silk (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3/16 in x 1/2 in x 3/32 in; .508 cm x 1.27 cm x .254 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-afe2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1811908

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