Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross, Francis Gary Powers
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- Physical Description
- United States Distinguished Flying Cross; Obverse: bronze four bladed propeller depicted with square sunburst; Reverse: inscribed text "FRANCIS G. POWERS"; blue silk ribbon with vertical red center stripe with two white stripes, two vertical white edge stripes.
- The Distinguished Flying Cross was established by Presidential order on January 28, 1927. The medal is awarded to United States Military personnel for heroism or extraordinary achievement during an aerial flight.
- This medal was presented to Francis G. Powers family following his death.
- Credit Line
- Donated by Mrs. Sue Powers
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- Restrictions & Rights
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- AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons
- Medal: Bronze
- Ribbon: Silk
- 3-D: 4.4 x 1.3 x 9.5cm (1 3/4 x 1/2 x 3 3/4 in.)
- Country of Origin
- United States of America
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- National Air and Space Museum
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