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    Franklin D. Roosevelt Legion of Merit Document Signed as president. One page, 12" x 10", partly printed, with war office blindstamp, Washington, D.C., June 26, 1944, also signed by Henry L. Stimson as secretary of war. The Legion of Merit is a military decoration of the U.S. armed forces that is awarded for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services and achievements. It is issued both to United States military personnel and to military and political figures of foreign governments as is the case here. Also, it is the only U.S. decoration that is issued in degrees, this one being the "Degree of Officer". This present award was issued to "Lieutenant Colonel Prokofi Mefodievich Sidorchuk, Red Army, U.S.S.R." Very fine condition.

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    April, 2007
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