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Saudi Arabian Medal For The Liberation Of Kuwait Full Size

£32.00 (Inc. Vat)

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Saudi Arabian Medal For The Liberation Of Kuwait Full Size

Date: 1991.

Campaign: Gulf War 1991.

Branch of Service: British and Allied forces.

Ribbon: Green with edges of red, black and white (the Saudi national colours). The ribbon bar has a gold state emblem (palm tree over crossed scimitars).

Original Metal: White metal.

Size: approx. 45mm across

Description: The white metal medal has a star of fifteen long and fifteen short round-tipped rays, surmounted by a bronze circle bearing a crowned and enwreathed globe on which appears a map of Arabia. Above the circle is a palm tree with crossed scimitars, the state emblem of Saudi Arabia. A scroll inscribed in Arabic and English LIBERATION OF KUWAIT appears round the foot of the circle.

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Cannot be engraved

 

Additional information

INFO

Awarded by the government of Saudi Arabia to all Allied personnel who took part in the campaign for the liberation of Kuwait, although only a few of the 45,000 British servicemen were subsequently given permission by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office to wear it. The contract for production was shared between Spink and a Swiss company, but subsequently a flatter version, more practicable for wear with other medals, was manufactured in the United States.

PERMISSIONS

PERMISSION TO WEAR: BRITISH – Very limited permission to wear has been Granted. Permission to wear should be sought from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office

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