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Medal: Maj. Gen. James B. Harbord 1917-1918

Object Number: 
1948.587
Date: 
1919
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 7/16 in. ( 6.2 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, at lower right of field: "By M. LORDONNOIS 1919" Inscription: reverse, in exergue, at left: "DEPOSE" Inscription: reverse, in exergue, at right: "STUDER Ed" Inscription: edge, upper right: "BRONZE"
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing figure of running soldier facing left, holding rifle with both hands; battlefield in rising cloud of smoke in background. Reverse bears aerial view of France with major WWI battles labelled on it: "SOISSONS," BOIS-BELLEAU," CHATEAU-THIERRY," "REIMS," "ARGONNE," "VERDUN," and "St.MIHIEL"; legend above: ".1917 FRANCE 1918"; cross in exergue; engraved inscription at center: "Major General/James G. Harbord."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group