Presidential Unit Citation


Genuine WWII US Presidential Unit Citation, pin back.

The Presidential Unit Citation is awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and allies for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy on or after December 7, 1941 -- the date of the attack on Pearl Harbor and the beginning of American involvement in the conflict. The unit must display such gallantry, determination, and esprit de corps in accomplishing its mission under extremely difficult and hazardous conditions so as to set it apart from and above other units participating in the same campaign. Worn on the dress uniform.