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Medaglia-ricordo in oro della I Guerra Mondiale (Gold Medal Commemorative of World War I): instituted by the President of the Republic of Italy on the 50th Anniversary of Victory, it was awarded in 1968 to all veterans of World War I (or of previous conflicts) who served in arms for at least 6 months before 2.8.1920. It is a small round medal in solid gold (weight: 5 grams) with a mirror finish, bearing on the obverse a small star and an "Adrian" helmet over a laurel and oak wreath, on the reverse the inscription "50? ANNIVERSARIO DELLA VITTORIA 1918 1968". The ribbon is a reduced-size one, with twelve narrow vertical stripes in green-white-red repeated four times.

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My Grand-Father Giovanni (John) Lovison got this award plus two others 50 years after the war ended. He was summoned to the embassy where he and six others were given their medals. He was so proud and when my Dad Reno passed away I got Grandpa's medals of which I will had down to my Grandson Gabriel along with others the family has rec'd from WWII and VN.


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