During WWII, the Bronze Star was a medal awarded specifically to ground troops engaged between Dec. 6, 1941, and Sept. 2, 1945, in recognition of heroic or meritorious achievement on the field of battle. The medal came i... More »

Although no government sites are available, some private organizations update their online lists as recipients receive military medals. The website WW2 Awards has a list of more than 2,600 recipients as of May 2015. More »

There were many Vietnam Bronze Star Medal recipients. According to the National Archives, limited military personnel information is available to the public. However, former service members or their immediate family membe... More »

Recipients of the Bronze Star medal must have performed acts of heroism or merit in a conflict against an enemy of the United States or must have served meritoriously in a combat zone. It is given for actions not deemed ... More »

To qualify for a Bronze Star, an individual must have distinguished himself from his comrades through an act of bravery, praiseworthy achievement or distinguished service. Any person granted the Bronze Star must have bee... More »

World War II officially started when Germany invaded Poland on Sept. 1, 1939, and the war ended on Sept. 2, 1945, when the Japanese formally surrendered aboard the USS Missouri. The war in Europe ended when Germany surre... More »

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Some weapons that were used in WWII included small arms, such as the M1903 Springfield rifle and the Colt M1911 pistol that were used by the United States, and the Lee-Enfield rifle and the Sten gun that were used by Gre... More »

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