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80-G-K-13534 World War I U.S. Navy Medal of Honor ("Tiffany Cross" pattern)

Photo #: 80-G-K-13534 World War I U.S. Navy Medal of Honor ("Tiffany Cross" pattern)
Title: World War I U.S. Navy Medal of Honor ("Tiffany Cross" pattern)
Description: World War I U.S. Navy Medal of Honor (Tiffany Cross pattern) Photograph taken during World War II, showing the Medal of Honor designed by Tiffany & Company that was awarded for First World War Service and discontinued in 1942. The medal was authorized by Congress on 4 February 1919 for presentation in the name of Congress by the President to Naval personnel who shall in action involving actual conflict with the enemy, distinguish himself conspicuously by gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty and without detriment to his mission. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-K-13534
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