0 Items

UN Emergency Force 2 Isreal Egypt UNEF2 Miniature

Miniature £9.00 (Inc. Vat)

Description

UN Emergency Force 2 Isreal Egypt UNEF2 Miniature.

Date: 1973-79.

Campaign: United Nations Emergency Force 2 patrolling Israeli-Egyptian cease-fire. Read more on the Official United Nations Peacekeeping Missions website; UNEF2 Official Page

Branch of Service: UN forces.

Ribbon: Pale blue ribbon with sand centre and two dark blue stripes.

Description: (Obverse) the wreathed globe emblem surmounted by the letters UN; (reverse) inscribed “IN THE SERVICE OF PEACE”.

Nil clasp
  • Mention in Despatches (MiD) single bronze oak leaf (pre 1994)
  • Mention in Despatches (MiD) silver oak leaf (post 1994)
  • Queen’s Commendation for Brave Conduct (QCBC) single bronze oak leaf (pre 1994)
  • Queen’s Commendation for Valuable Service in the Air (QCVSA) single bronze oak leaf (pre 1994)
  • Queen’s Commendation for Bravery (QCB) silver laurel leaves (post 1994)
  • Queen’s Commendation for Bravery in the Air (QCBA) silver wings (post 1994)
  • Queen’s Commendation for Valuable Service (QCVS) silver oak leaves (post 1994)
Nil engraving

Additional information

INFO

Source – http://www.un.org/en/peacekeeping/sites/medals/unefii.htm

Established in October 1973 to supervise the cease-fire between Egyptian and Israeli forces and, following the conclusion of the agreements of 18 January 1974 and 4 September 1975, to supervise the redeployment of Egyptian and Israeli forces and to control the buffer zones established under those agreements. The mandate for this Mission expired in July 1979 and the troops were withdrawn.

The ribbon bears a wide central band of a sand or buff colour symbolizing the Sinai Desert with two narrow dark blue lines through the middle, representing the Suez Canal. Two wide bars of UN blue appear at either end. Eligibility period was 90 days of service in the Mission.

The following countries provided troops to this Mission: Australia, Austria, Canada, Finland, Ghana, Indonesia, Ireland, Nepal, Panama, Peru, Poland, Senegal and Sweden.

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “UN Emergency Force 2 Isreal Egypt UNEF2 Miniature”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *