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Silver Star with Vietnemese last name ?

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I could not resist this WWII style Silver Star with TUAN engraved on it . Not finding much info on Silver stars awarded to ARVN ??

Engraving is old and aged so any chance to I'd this ? Engraving seems very large machine engraved ?Theater engraved ?

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At the War Museum in Seoul there were four medal groupings to ROK soldiers. All had US silver stars in the group. Wish I could have seen the backs.

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Found on Ancestry a Major named Tuan:

 

 

Name: Le Anh Tuan Date Recommended Award Received : 18 Jul 1972 Date Award Forwarded : 16 Aug 1972 Service/Country: RVN Army Command/Staff: III Corps Recommended Award: Silver Star Approved Award: Silver Star Location Award Presented: Award Presented in Republic of Vietnam [south Vietnam] (RVN) Posthumous: Award presented while Living

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Hall of valor has him there medal was awarded for action May 12, 1972. Name Major Le Anh Tuan


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I have four bronze stars to Vietnamese. Three are war period, one is a 1990s award that was reissued after the recipient became a US citizen.

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