Medal, Military
1918 Approximate
Victory Medal of World War I. Material: metal and textile. Description: bronze medallion (also known as the Victory Medal); winged female figure with sword and shield, dressed in a mid-calf length dress on front; medal is suspended from a multicolored striped ribbon; three metal bars extend horizontally across ribbon: first bar stamped "St Mihiel" with a star on each end: second bar stamped "Meuse-Argonne" with a star on each end: third bar stamped "Defense Sector" with a star on each end; reverse ribbon side: closure pin reverse medallion side stamped "The Great War for Civilization", an eagle atop a shield displaying a scroll; stamped on one shield side, "France, Italy, Sibera, Japan, Montenagra, Russia and Greece"; stamped on other shield side, "Great Britain, Belgium, Brazil, Portugal, Rumania and China"; six stars displayed across bottom.
Waseca County Military - WWI. The Victory Medal was awarded to all persons who served in WWI.