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MightyMo

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This medal was part of a grouping that belonged to pilot in the CBI. I have found nothing, zero, nada to identify it.

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I will move this to Spoils of War...you will need to give some background information involving the individual in keeping with our US only tradition.

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Similar to a Kuomintang Air Force Memorial Medal. The general design is similar, and the script looks the same, and the design surrounding the script looks like a pair of wings. The trouble is, some medals regarding WWII service or commemoration of that service were still being awarded in the 1970s, and little reference is available online.

 

There are various grades and classes of the medals, too. Some of the Kuomintang decorations are quite beautiful but they are in a bewildering display of variation. I suspect this is one of the grades of the Kuomintang Air Force Memorial Medal.

 

Search for "Kuomintang [alternately spelled "Guomindang"] Orders and Medals".

 

EDIT- the pilot's name may help

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His name was Eric Kaeppel. He was an older guy and I don't think he flew fighters, mostly transports and bombers. At one point he was the CO of the 110th Observation Squadron, Missouri National Guard.

Similar to a Kuomintang Air Force Memorial Medal. The general design is similar, and the script looks the same, and the design surrounding the script looks like a pair of wings. The trouble is, some medals regarding WWII service or commemoration of that service were still being awarded in the 1970s, and little reference is available online.

 

There are various grades and classes of the medals, too. Some of the Kuomintang decorations are quite beautiful but they are in a bewildering display of variation. I suspect this is one of the grades of the Kuomintang Air Force Memorial Medal.

 

Search for "Kuomintang [alternately spelled "Guomindang"] Orders and Medals".

 

EDIT- the pilot's name may help

 

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