Admiral Nimitz

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A MAN OF DISTINCTION AND HUMILITY

The man at the center of the story insisted that in honoring him, we also honored all the men and women who served in the Pacific Theater.


DECORATIONS AND AWARDS

UNITED STATES DECORATIONS AND AWARDS

• Distinguished Service Medal awarded by Congress

• Distinguished Service Medal with two Gold Stars

• Army Distinguished Service Medal,

• Silver Life Saving Medal

• Victory Medal with Escort Clasp and Star

• American Defense Service Medal

• Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal

• World War II Victory Medal

• National Defense Service Medal

 

DECORATIONS AND AWARDS FROM FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS

 

• Britain - Order of Knight Grand Cross of the Bath
• Greece - Grand Cross of the Order of George I
• China - Order of the Grand Cordon of Pao Ting (Tripod) Special Class
• Guatemala - The Cross of Military Merit, First Class
• Great Britain - Pacific Star
• The Netherlands - Order of Orange-Nassau with Swords in the Degree of the Knight Grand Cross
• France - Grand Officer in the National Order of the Legion of Honor
• Cuba - Grand Cross of the Order of Carlos Manuel de Cespedes
• Argentina - Order of the Liberator
• Belgium - Grand Cross of the Order of the Liberator, Grand Cross Order of the Crown with Palm, Croix de Guerre with Palm
• Italy - Knight of the Grand Cross of the Military Order of Italy
• Philippines - Medal of Valor
• Ecuador - Star of Abdon Calderon (1st Class)
 


Experience the human story of WWII in the Pacific Theater told through 55,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space, over 900 artifacts, and audio/visual displays.


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