Medallion, consisting of silver disc with triangular suspension loop atop disc of same metal; silver link passes through loop, there is no ribbon (medal was not designed for one). Medallion obverse is stylized image of gowned, standing female and two nude, helmeted soldiers. Soldier figures are running in mountainous terrain; female figure is backed by partial image of map of northern Italy. Reverse bears outline of U.S. 5th Army shoulder sleeve insignia in which is contained 5th Army logo. Maker's, and other, unidentified marks. 82.4.22A: Case is of maroon leather covered molded cardboard with white and maroon silk and maroon velvet lining and separate leather closure strap with brass glove snap fastener. Lid surface is slightly abraded and torn.