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Commander, Legion of Honor, France
Medal in form of pendant on red ribbon. Medal has background of green enameled laurel wreath with overlaid five-armed cross in white enamel. Central medallion has female head and "Republique francaise." Reverse medallion has crossed flags and motto "Honneur et patrie." Medal surmounted by another laurel wreath. Matching small medal on small ribbon with pin. In maroon case. Awarded by the government of France, 1956.
Von Kármán, Theodore, 1881-1963 (Physicist, Aerodynamicist, Applied Mathematician)
Jan. 1, 1956
MEDIUM: gold, enamel, silk; FORMAT: medal with ribbon and pin; LENGTH: 2.5 inches tall (medal) ; QUANTITY: 2
Topics: Medals -- France
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