The United States of America: Medal of Freedom

Ribbon: Red with 4 narrow white central stripes.

Instituted: 6 July 1945.
Discontinued: 1963.

Awarded: To civilians who, on or after December 7, 1941, aided the United States in war against an enemy, or furthered the interest of the United States security or that of an ally during a national emergency.

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