Air Crew Europe Star TERMS
The Star was awarded for two months of operational flying from the UK over Europe between
03 September 1939 and 05 June 1944. It was not awarded after D-Day. The Air Crew Europe
Star may not be awarded until the 1939-1945 Star has been qualified for by 60 days service
in an air operational unit. The total requirement to earn both stars is four months (120
"Please note that the above is only a summary outline of the conditions that apply
to this medal. Additional information and a list of qualifing areas of service are
available from the Honours and Awards Section, Veterans Affairs Canada, 66 Slater Street,
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0P4"
If later entitled to a second or third star, its bar would be worn:
ATLANTIC or FRANCE AND GERMANY
There were 12,800 issued to Canadians.
The ribbon is light blue with black edges with narrow yellow stripes between the blue and
black (representing continuous service by day and night).
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