Veterans of the Spanish
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This medal, properly called the "Medal of the Veterans of the
American War," was awarded to American who could prove that they fought
with the Cubans, and it had to be applied for. A copy of a Certificate
of award indicates that this medal was presented to Corp. Oscar P.
on September 7, 1953.
The style of the medal is similar to the Liberator
Medal, but the front reads: "CUBA /A
LOS /VETERANOS /DE LA ?GUERRA/HISPANO-/AMERICANA."
The reverse reads: "FIRST. / THAT THE/ PEOPLE OF THE/ISLAND OF
AND OF/RIGHT OUGHT/TO BE, FREE, AND/INDEPENDENT./FROM THE
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