MEDALS, MILITARY AND CIVILIAN OF THE UNITED STATES.
Edition: First printing.
Tulsa, Oklahoma: Military Collectors' News Press (MCN Press), 1984 dj. Hardcover first edition - A comprehensive guide to the decorations, medals and campaign ribbons awarded by the United States to the military and civilians, intended for collectors and historians. Line drawings by Cliff Cates, Ray Borthick and David Borthick are used to highlight the fine details of each medal (both the obverse and reverse are shown). Also include information on why each award was given - among the 293 medals are the Medal of Honor, Kearny, Gilmore Butler, Cardenas, Bailey, CIA, Good Conduct, USMC Brevet, Distinguished Service Cross, Distinguished Service Medal, Silver Star, Legion of Merit, Distinguished Flying Cross, Coast Guard, Airman's, Bronze Star, Merchant Marine, Purple Heart, Mariners, Life Saving, NSA, NASA, State Department, EPA, VA, GAO, Transportation, HEW, Public Health, World Wars, Civil War, Viet Nam, Indian Wars, Spanish War, West Indies, Philippine, China, Boxer Rebellion, War with Mexico, Nicaraguan, Haitian, Dominican, Perry & Byrd Expedition, NATO, and many more. Also includes four color plates of ribbons (chart by Daniel Byrne). 290 pp. ISBN: 0-912958251.
Condition: Fine in blue cloth in a near fine dust jacket (small discoloration on front endpaper from sticker removal).