Occupation medal
To enforce the provisions of the Versailles Treaty, the United States supplied a contingent of troops to occupy the Rhineland area of Germany, along with French, Belgian, and British soldiers. This force, which initially numbered over 100,000, was rapidly reduced until their departure in 1923. This medal was awarded to those who served in this occupation force.

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