Campaign: Air Operations over Europe 1939-44
Branch of Service: RAF and Commonwealth aircrew
Description: The six-pointed star has a circular centre with the GRI/VI monogram, surmounted by a crown and inscribed THE AIR CREW EUROPE STAR around the foot.
Clasps: Atlantic or France and Germany (Sold Separately)
Ribbon: Pales blue (the sky) with black edges (night flying) and a narrow yello stripe on either side (enemy searchlights)
Comments: This medal was designed for air operations over Europe from 1939-1944. It was awarded for operational flying from UK bases over Europe, for a period of two months between 3 September 1939 and 4 June 1944. This star is by far the most coveted of all the Second World War stars.