medals of our fighting men. by Stanley Currie Johnson

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INTRODUCTION THE custom of awarding medals for military service is supposed to have originated with the Chinese many centuries before the Christian era, but the decorations which our fighting men are given to-day probably owe their origin to the badges which the armies of England wore after the decline of armour, and before the introduction of distinctive : Stanley Currie Johnson.

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