No, not for money, help identifying this military ribbon. Army or Navy, should be WWII era.
Posted by: You Have An Ugly Goat at May 04, 2013 05:52 PM
Posted by: You Have An Ugly Goat at May 04, 2013 05:53 PM
It looks like a lapel pin for a service flag. Each star represents a child in the service at one time. Given to parents, usually the mother, to wear. If you google "service flag" you'll find more info on it.
I checked other sites for ribbons and such and couldn't find anything that looks like your pic.
Have a good one
Posted by: DropKick at May 04, 2013 05:57 PM
Posted by: Indy 1826 at May 04, 2013 06:06 PM
Posted by: RobertM at May 04, 2013 06:16 PM
Posted by: Vinnie at May 04, 2013 06:38 PM
They had similar cloth pennants to hang in the front window of the parent's homes.
I remember my mother's mother had one for my uncle who served on a mine-sweeperduring the invasions of North Africa, Sicily, Solerno, Anzio and finally Normandy.
Posted by: Toejam at May 05, 2013 01:49 AM
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Posted by: EROWMER at May 05, 2013 09:07 PM
He was a kid at the time and I dont recall mention of any cousins killed though some were in combat. One I recall was a BAR-man - big/strong enough (relatives in the midwest, farm country) to handle a BAR.
Posted by: henkel995 at May 06, 2013 09:50 AM
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