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Insignia pins for 4-Star General worn by General Colin L. Powell

Catalog Data

Issued by:
United States Army, American, founded 1775  Search this
Worn by:
General Colin L. Powell, American, 1937 - 2021  Search this
Subject of:
United States Armed Forces, American, founded 1775  Search this
United States Department of Defense  Search this
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D (a): 3 15/16 × 1 × 9/16 in. (10 × 2.5 × 1.5 cm)
H x W x D (b): 3 15/16 × 1 × 9/16 in. (10 × 2.5 × 1.5 cm)
Type:
insignias
Place used:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1989-1993
Caption:
Colin Powell was promoted to four-star general in April 1989 and served as the Commander in Chief of Forces Command (FORSCOM) at Fort McPherson in Georgia.
Description:
One (1) pair of subdued insignia pins (a,b) for 4-star General worn by General Colin L. Powell. Each metal pin has four, five-point black (subdued) stars and both are missing their metal backings.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Government  Search this
Military  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Alma J. Powell
Object number:
A2022.101.1.73ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No known copyright restrictions
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Awards and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5dfe444d7-0eb2-455b-b179-f92c81d885a3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2022.101.1.73ab