Roosevelt  The medal was intended to recognize those military service members who had performed military duty in the European Theater to include North Africa and the Middle East during the years of the Second World War.
Roosevelt, and announced in War Department Bulletin 56, The medal design was submitted to the Commission of Fine Arts on 17 September and the first sample was completed in July The criteria were initially announced in Department of the Army DA Circular 84, dated 25 March , and subsequently published in Army Regulation , dated 22 September Originally known as the "EAME Ribbon", the European—African—Middle Eastern Campaign Medal is awarded for any service performed between December 7, and March 2, inclusive,   provided such service was performed in the following geographical theater areas: West boundary.
East boundary—From the North Pole, south along the 60th meridian east longitude to its intersection with the eastern border of Iran, thence south along that border to the Gulf of Oman and the intersection of the 60th meridian east longitude, thence south along the 60th meridian east longitude to the South Pole.
The medal's obverse was designed by Mr.
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Thomas Hudson Jones based on General Eisenhower's request that the medal include an invasion scene. The reverse side was designed by Adolph Alexander Weinman and is the same design as used on the reverse of the Asiatic—Pacific and American Campaign Medals.
For those service members who participated in one or more designated military campaigns, campaign stars are authorized to be worn on the medal.
The Arrowhead device is also authorized to be worn on the medal for those who participated in airborne or amphibious assault landings.
The following military campaigns are recognized by campaign stars on the European—African—Middle Eastern Campaign Medal. For those service members who saw combat but did not participate in a designated campaign, the following "blanket campaigns" are authorized to the European—African—Middle Eastern Campaign Medal, denoted by campaign stars. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from European Theater of Operations Ribbon. Archived from the original on May 18, Retrieved Jan 9, Air force Personnel Center.
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