Silver Star
noun Date: 1932 a United States military decoration awarded for gallantry in action — called also Silver Star Medal

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Silver Star — U.S. military decoration awarded for gallantry in action, originally (1918) a small badge worn on the ribbon of a campaign medal; as a distinct medal, it was established Aug. 8, 1932 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Silver Star — Infobox Military Award name=Silver Star caption= awarded by=United States Military type=Medal eligibility= for= Gallantry in action against an enemy of the United States status=Currently awarded first award=1932 last award=Currently awarded total …   Wikipedia

  • Silver Star — Der Silver Star ist ein Orden der US Streitkräfte für besondere Tapferkeit vor dem Feind. Der ursprüngliche Citation Star wurde dem Band der jeweiligen ‚Campaign Medal‘ hinzugefügt, die für den jeweiligen Feldzug verliehen wurde. Der Citation… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Silver Star — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Le Silver Star est une attraction du parc d attractions Europa Park. La médaille américaine Silver Star est attribuée à une personne qui aura été citée… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Silver Star — U.S. Army. a bronze star with a small silver star at the center, awarded to a soldier who has been cited in orders for gallantry in action, when the citation does not warrant the award of a Medal of Honor or the Distinguished Service Cross. Also… …   Universalium

  • Silver Star — noun a United States military decoration for gallantry in action • Syn: ↑Silver Star Medal • Hypernyms: ↑decoration, ↑laurel wreath, ↑medal, ↑medallion, ↑palm, ↑ribbon * * * noun, pl …   Useful english dictionary

  • Silver Star — Sil′ver Star′ n. mil a bronze star with a small silver star at the center, awarded to U.S. military personnel for gallantry in action: next in honor below the Distinguished Service Cross • Etymology: 1932 …   From formal English to slang

  • silver star — symbol of military excellence …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Silver Star (Achterbahn) — Silver Star First Drop des Silver Star Daten Typ Stahl sitzend Kategorie Hyper Coaster Hersteller …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Silver Star (Europa-Park) — Silver Star First Drop des Silver Star Daten Standort Europa Park (Rust, Deutschland) Typ …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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