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Africa Star, 1940-1943, miniature
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Africa Star, 1940-1943, miniature
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Miniature cupro-nickel six-pointed faceted star with lateral loop for ribbon suspension; the face with the crowned cipher of King and Emperor George VI centrally within a stippled ring inscribed ‘THE AFRICA STAR’; the reverse plain; height excluding suspension ring 26.43mm (1.04 inches), width 18.96mm (0.75 inch); on replaced correct short ribbon. The Star was instituted in 1943 to be awarded for operational service between the Italian declaration of war (10 June 1940) and the end of operations in North Africa (12 May 1943) on land in North Africa from the Straits of Gibraltar to the Suez Canal and on Malta; also on land in Ethiopia, Somaliland, Eritrea, Sudan and Kenya (up to 27 November 1941) and in the Syrian Campaign from 8 June 1941 to 11 July 1941 at sea in the Mediterranean or in support of operations in East Africa or the Morocco landings; in the air for active operations in the above areas.

 
Africa Star, 1940-1943, miniature
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Africa Star, 1940-1943, miniature
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Africa Star, 1940-1943, miniature
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