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0199.0: United Nations Emergency Force Medal



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Description: This medal was awarded by the United Nations for service in the UN Emergency Force (UNEF) for at least 90 days between between 7 November 1956 and 19 May 1967. The UNEF was the UN's first peacekeeping operation with participation of troops from Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Denmark, Finland, Indonesia, Norway, Sweden and Yugoslavia; and their role was to maintain peace between Egypt and Israel in the wake of the Suez Crisis of 1956, when Israeli, British and French forces marched into Egypt. Image courtesy of DNW.
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Date Added: 12-31-2017