Awarded for * EXTRAORDINARY HEROISM AGAINST AN ENEMY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA * only the U.S. ARMY MEDAL OF HONOR is higher.
America's second highest Gallantry (Bravery) decoration for combat was established in 1918 during the First World War.
This D.S.C. is of the very highest quality, it comes exactly as would be awarded to a recipient of the U.S. Army. This is a genuine medal of the very highest USA made quality, in a mint condition, U.S. Government approved and of current manufacture ready for service or veteran's wear. Hallmarked (makers marked) by a US Government authorized manufacturer V-21 VANGUARD.