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"American Decorations and Insignia of Honor and Service"

by Robert E. Wyllie

National Geographic - December 1919, Volume XXXVI, Number Six

pages 502 - 526

Also see at this web site:
Data on U.S. Army Divisions during World War I 
WWI Shoulder Patches / Sleeve Insignia
American Expeditionary Forces, A. E. F. -- Distinctive Insignia of US Army 1917 - 1919
WWI United States Military Insignia and Badges
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Page numbers that are bold have medals or insignias on them. Page that are bold and italicized have photos of  soldiers in various formations or the last one has a drawing of the Siberian A. E. F. insignia: 502, 503, 504, 505, 506, 507, 508, 509, 510, 511, 512, 513, 514, 515, 516, 517, 518, 519, 520, 521, 522, 523, 524, 525, and 526

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These are the actual images that correspond with the text listed in the section below:

Army Medals

1.) Medal of Honor - page 502 (text) and image on page
2.) Medal of Honor Rosette - page 502 (text) and image on page
3.) Bronze Victory Button and Silver Victory Button - page 502 (text) and image on page
4.) Distinguished Service Cross - page 502 (text) and image on page
5.) The Certificate of Merit Badge - page 502 (text) and image on page
6.) Old Medal of Honor - page 502 (text) and image on page
7.) Distinguished Service Medal - page 502 (text) and image on page
8.) The Porto Rico Occupation Medal - page 502 (text) and image on page
9.) The Civil War Medal - page 502 (text) and image on page
10.) The Indian Campaign Medal - page 502 (text) and image on page
11.) The Spanish Campaign Medal - page 503 (text) and image on page
12.) The Cuban Occupation Medal - page 503 (text) and image on page
13.) The Philippine Campaign Medal - page 503 (text) and image on page
14.) The Philippine Congressional Medal - page 503 (text) and image on page
15.) The Spanish War Service Medal - page 503 (text) and image on page
16.) The Cuban Pacification Medal - page 503 (text) and image on page
17.) The China Relief Expedition Medal - page 503 (text) and image on page
18.) The Mexican Border Medal - page 503 (text) and image on page
19.) The Mexican Service Medal - page 506 (text) and image on page
20. and 21.) Life-Saving Medal, 1st Class and Life-Saving Medal, 2nd Class - page 506 (text) and image on page

Navy Medals

22.) The Navy Cross - page 506 (text) and image on page
23.) The New Medal of Honor and Medal of Honor Rosette - page 506 (text) and image on page
24.) The Navy Distinguished Service Medal - page 506 (text) and image on page
25.) The Old Navy Medal of Honor - page 506 (text) and image on page
26.) The Civil War Medal - page 506 (text) and image on page
27.) The Marine Corps Good Conduct Badge - page 506 (text) and image on page
28.) The Meritorious Service Medal - page 506 (text) and image on page
29.) The Navy Good Conduct Medal - page 506 (text) and image on page
30.) The Spanish American War Medal - page 506 (text) and image on page
31.) The Philippine Campaign Medal - page 507 (text) and image on page
32.) The Medal for Naval Engagements in the West Indies - page 507 (text) and image on page
33.) The China Relief Expedition Medal - page 507 (text) and image on page
34.) The Manila Bay Medal - page 507 (text) and image on page
35.) The Cuban Pacification Medal - page 507 (text) and image on page
36.) The Nicaraguan Campaign Medal - page 507 (text) and image on page
37.) The Haitian Campaign Medal - page 507 (text) and image on page
38.) The Mexican Campaign Medal - page 507 (text) and image on page

The Victory Medal  - page 507 and 510 (text) and image on page 464 ... coming soon. (also see: Victory Medal)

Organization Shoulder Insignia

39.) The First Army - page 510 (text) and image on page
40.) The Second Army - page 510 (text) and image on page
41.) The Third Army - page 511 (text) and image on page
42.) The First Division, 1st - page 511 (text) and image on page
43.) The Second Division, 2d or 2nd - page 511 (text) and image on page
44.) The Third Division, 3d or 3rd - page 511 (text) and image on page
45.) The Fourth Division, 4th - page 511 (text) and image on page
46.) The Fifth Division, 5th - page 511 (text) and image on page
47.) The Sixth Division, 6th - page 514 (text) and image on page
48.) The Seventh Division, 7th - page 514 (text) and image on page
49.) The Eighth Division, 8th - page 514 (text) and image on page
50.) The Tenth Division, 10th - page 514 (text) and image on page
51.) The Eleventh Division, 11th - page 514 (text) and image on page
52.) The Twelfth Division, 12th - page 514 (text) and image on page
53.) The Thirteenth Division, 13th - page 514 (text) and image on page
54.) The Fourteenth Division, 14th - page 514 (text) and image on page
55.) The Eighteen Division,18th - page 514 (text) and image on page
56.) The Twenty-sixth Division, 26th - page 514 (text) and image on page
57.) The Twenty-seventh Division, 27th - page 514 (text) and image on page
58.) The Twenty-eighth Division, 28th - page 515 (text) and image on page
59.) The Twenty-ninth Division, 29th - page 515 (text) and image on page
60.) The Thirtieth Division, 30th  - page 515 (text) and image on page
61.) The Thirty-first Division, 31st - page 515 (text) and image on page
62.) The Thirty-second Division, 32d or 32nd - page 515 (text) and image on page
63.) The Thirty-third Division, 33d or 33rd - page 515 (text) and image on page
64.) The Thirty-fourth Division, 34th - page 515 (text) and image on page
65.) The Thirty-fifth Division, 35th  - page 515 (text) and image on page
66.) The Thirty-sixth Division, 36th - page 518 (text) and image on page
67.) The Thirty-seventh Division, 37th - page 518 (text) and image on page
68.) The Thirty-eighth Division, 38th - page 518 (text) and image on page
69.) The Thirty-ninth Division, 39th - page 518 (text) and image on page
70.) The Fortieth Division, 40th - page 518 (text) and image on page
71.) The Forty-first Division, 41st  - page 518 (text) and image on page
72.) The Forty-second Division, 42d or 42nd - page 518 (text) and image on page
73.) The Seventy-sixth Division, 76th - page 518 (text) and image on page
74.) The Seventy-seventh Division, 77th - page 518 (text) and image on page
75.) The Seventy-eighth Division, 78th - page 521 (text) and image on page
76.) The Seventy-ninth Division, 79th - page 521 (text) and image on page
77.) The Eightieth Division, 80th - page 521 (text) and image on page
78.) The Eighty-first Division, 81st - page 521 (text) and image on page
79.) The Eighty-second Division, 82d or 82nd  - page 521 (text) and image on page
80.) The Eighty-third Division, 83d or 83rd - page 521 (text) and image on page
81.) The Eighty-fourth Division, 84th - page 521 (text) and image on page
82.) The Eighty-fifth Division, 85th - page 521 (text) and image on page
83.) The Eighty-sixth Division, 86th - page 522 (text) and image on page
84.) The Eighty-seventh Division, 87th - page 522 (text) and image on page
85.) The Eighty-eighth Division, 88th - page 522 (text) and image on page
86.) The Eighty-ninth Division, 89th - page 522 (text) and image on page
87.) The Ninetieth Division, 90th - page 522 (text) and image on page
88.) The Ninety-first Division, 91st - page 524 (text) and image on page
89.) The Ninety-second Division, 92d or 92nd - page 524 (text) and image on page
90.) The Ninety-third Division, 93d or 93rd - page 524 (text) and image on page
91.) The First Corps - page 524 (text) and image on page
92.) The Second Corps - page 524 (text) and image on page
93.) The Third Corps - page 524 (text) and image on page
94.) The Fourth Corps - page 524 (text) and image on page
95.) The Fifth Corps - page 524 (text) and image on page
96.) The Sixth Corps - page 525 (text) and image on page
97.) The Seventh Corps - page 525 (text) and image on page
98.) The Eight Corps - page 525 (text) and image on page
99.) The Ninth Corps - page 525 (text) and image on page
100 and 101.) 2d Corps School and 3d Corps School - page 525 (text) and image on page
102.) Ambulance Service - page 525 (text) and image on page
103.) The Advance Section, Service of Supply - page 525 (text) and image on page
104.) Tank Corps - page 525 (text) and image on page
105.) Paris District - page 525 (text) and image on page
106.) Liaison Service - page 525 (text) and image on page
107.) Postal Express Service - page 525 (text) and image on page
108.) Army Artillery School - page 526 (text) and image on page
109.) North Russia Expedition - page 526 (text) and image on page
110.) Camp Pontanezen - page 526 (text) and image on page
111.) Reserve Mallet - page 526 (text) and image on page
112.) 13th Engineers - page 526 (text) and image on page
113.) Chemical Warfare Service - page 526 (text) and image on page
114.) Central Records Office - page 526 (text) and image on page
115.) Camouflage Corps - page 526 (text) and image on page
116.) Railway Artillery Reserve - page 526 (text) and image on page
117.) Railheads Regulating Stations - page 526 (text) and image on page
118.) General Headquarters - page 526 (text) and image on page
119.) Service of Supply - page 526 (text) and image on page


Bibliography

Wyllie, Robert E.. "American Decorations and Insignia of Honor and Service," National Geographic. Volume XXXVI, Number Six (December 1919): 502-526. (No author was cited for this article but it may have been Robert E. Wyllie who authored the preceding article: "The Romance of Military Insignia.")

Also see: Data on U.S. Army Divisions during World War I

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