© Hendrik Meersschaert 2017
WORLD WAR II ORDERS, DECORATIONS AND MEDALS OF VARIOUS COUNTRIES
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Existing Awards


Army Medal of Honor

Navy Medal of Honor

Army Distinguished Service Cross

Navy Cross

Army Distinguished Service Medal

Navy Distinguished Service Medal

Marine Corps Brevet Medal

Distinguished Flying Cross

Silver Star

Soldier's Medal

Purple Heart
It would be quite superfluous to go into the US WW2 awards in any depth on this page as quite a few websites, fora and books on the topic already exist. I've therefore limited myself to a list of the medals concerned.
List of US Awards in WW2
New Awards

Wake Island bar (1941)
American Defense Service Medal (1941)
Presidential Unit Citations (1942)
Air Medal (1942)
Legion of Merit (1942)
Navy and Marine Corps Medal (1942)
American Campaign Medal (1942)
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1942)
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal (1942)
Merchant Marine Distinguished Service Medal (1942)
Medal for Merit (1942)
Mariner's Medal (1943)
Merchant Marine Combat Bar (1943)
Women's Army Corps Service Medal (1943)
Navy Commendation Medal (1944)
Bronze Star (1944)
Merchant Marine Meritorious Service Medal (1944)
Medal of Freedom (1945)
World War II Victory Medal (1945)
Army Commendation Medal (1945)
Merchant Marine Victory Medal (1946)
Occupation Medals (1946-47)
Ribbon-only awards