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Philippine Defense Medal WWII

Awarded to any service member, of either the Philippine military or an allied armed force, which participated in the defense of the Philippine Islands between December 8, 1941 and June 15, 1942. Those eligible must have served thirty or more days of duty or must have been engaged in a combat operation for which the time requirement is waived. The United States equivalent to the Philippine Defense Medal was known as the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal.