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"dc-r" docu center ramstein Dreidimensionale Objekte [DCR2011_0017_12]

Gedenkmedaille, Best large contraction Squadron Air Force 2005

Gedenkmedaille, Best large contraction Squadron Air Force 2005 (dc-r docu center ramstein CC BY-NC-SA)
Provenance/Rights: dc-r docu center ramstein (CC BY-NC-SA)

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Es handelt sich um die Gedenkmünze der 700th Contracting Squadron. In dem Rund oben ein Adler, der mit einer roten Feder auf ein weißes Blatt schreibt. Links oben der NATO Stern. Auf der anderen Seite befindet sich das US Air Force Logo unterhalb der US-amerikanischen vor der deutschen Flagge.
r: BEST LARGE CONTRACTING SQUADRON AIR FORCE 2005
v: 700TH CONTRCATION SQUADRON KAISERSLAUTERN, GERMANY.
History of Challenge Coins:
Challenge Coins surfaced during the World War II era. The practice of carrying a coin designed specifically for a unit was popular with the Army Special Forces. Carrying the coin at all times and presenting it when ’challenged’ to prove affiliation with that unit resultated in a number of consequneces for those who could not produce a coin - the most popular required the coinless soldier to buy a round of drinks. That practice continues to be popular today." (Quelle: Symbol Arts; www.symbolarts.com)

Material / Technique

Metall, Email.

Measurements ...

D 3,9 cm

Created ...
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[Last update: 2017/04/29]

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