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Medal: US Army of Occupation of Germany  1923
Medal: US Army of Occupation of Germany 1923

John 'Black Jack' Pershing (1860-1948) was the general in the United States Army who led the American Expeditionary Forces to victory over Germany in World War I, 1917-18. The Army of Occupation of Germany Medal is a service medal of the United States military which was created in 1941. The medal recognizes those members of the U.S. military who served in the European occupation force following the close of the First World War.

These medals, manufactured during WW II and post-dated to WW I, have become collector items with catalog values like this:

worn: $5 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $10
well preserved: $25
fully uncirculated: $35

They are more valuable if they have ribbons attached and appear in their original issue packaging.

Coin: 18640 , Genre: Medals
Requested by: g wiz, Thu, 15-Jan-2015 07:39:31 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Thu, 15-Jan-2015 15:11:54 GMT
Requester description: 1923 1918-1923 general john j pershing
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