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Italy Star, 1943-1945, miniature
[GB1469]
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Italy Star, 1943-1945, miniature
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Miniature gilt 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 ITALY STAR’; the reverse plain; diameter 17.99mm (0.71 inch); on original ribbon. The Star was instituted in May 1945 to be awarded for operational service between the capture of Pantellaria (11 June 1943) and V.E. Day (8 May 1945) on land on Sicily (until 17 August 1943), in Italy, on Corsica (until 4 October 1943), Sardinia (until 19 September 1943), the Aegean Islands, the Dodecanese, Greece, Elba and Yugoslavia; at sea in the Mediterranean in direct support of active operations, including in the Aegean and the south of France; in the air for active operations in the Mediterranean and from the Mediterranean over Europe. A good period miniature.

 
Italy Star, 1943-1945, miniature
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Italy Star, 1943-1945, miniature
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Italy Star, 1943-1945, miniature
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