diameter: 2 11/16 in. ( 6.8 cm )
Inscription: obverse, at lower right of field: "CH. Pillet"
Inscription: reverse, in exergue, at right: "CP"
Inscription: edge, lower center: "BRONZE"
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing four military officers with soldiers holding standard in background; below are two shields with seals of France and the United States upon laurel branches. Reverse bears inscription above image of rooster standing upon sun, all surrounded by border of stars: "'IL.N'EST.ACTUELLEMENT./.D'AUTRE.QUESTION.QUE.DE./.COMBATTRE./.INFANTERIE-ARTILLERIE-AVIATION./.TOUT.CE.QUE.NOUS.AVONS.EST.A.VOUS./.DISPOSEZ.EN.A.VOTRE.GRE./.JE.SUIS.VENU.VOUS.DIRE.QUE.LE.PEUPLE.AMERICAIN./SERAIT.FIER.D'ETRE.ENGAGE.DANS.LA.PLUS.GRANDE./.BATAILLE.DE.L'HISTOIRE.'/.GENERAL.PERSHING./.DECLARATION.FAITE./AU.FRONT.28.MARS./.1918."
Gift of Mrs. James G. Harbord
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