Campaign Credit

The chart below lists the awards that units of the 70th are authorized to wear. For identification of medals click here. For a list of foreign medals that 70th Members are authorized to wear click here. For a list of US Personal Awards go here. In order for a soldier to wear the authorized bronze star for each campaign he must have served with the division during the dates listed and have participated in said campaign.

Campaign Geography Booklet  General Order listing all Army units authorized the Ardennes-Alsace bronze star on the EAMT ribbon.

Units Ardennes/Alsace
16 Dec 44 -
25 Jan 45
Rhineland
15 Sep 44 -
21 Mar 45
Central Europe
22 Mar 45 -
22 May 45
DUC* MUC** Occupation Victory
70th Div Hq Yes Yes Yes     Yes Yes
70th Rcn Trp   Yes Yes     Yes Yes
70th QM Co   Yes Yes     Yes Yes
70th MP Yes*** Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes
70th Band   Yes Yes     Yes Yes
70th CIC Det Yes Yes Yes     Yes Yes
882nd   Yes Yes     Yes Yes
883rd   Yes Yes     Yes Yes
884th   Yes Yes   Sv Bty Yes Yes
725th   Yes Yes     Yes Yes
270th Eng   Yes Yes     Yes Yes
370th Med   Yes Yes     Yes Yes
570th Signal   Yes Yes     Yes Yes
770th Ord   Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes
648 TD Bn   Yes Yes     Yes Yes
274th Yes Yes Yes 2nd Bn   Yes Yes
275th Yes Yes Yes     Yes Yes
276th Yes Yes Yes     Yes Yes

The 70th POW Interrogation Team is also authorized the Ardennes-Alsace Campaign star. It is not known if this was an attached unit, part of headquarters or part of the 70th CIC unit.

*Distinguished Unit Citation, also known as Presidential Unit Citation. For citation go here.
**Meritorious Unit Citation - for dates go here.
***Per 70th General Order 80, dated July 1945 the 70th MP unit was awarded a MUC for the dates January 1, 1945 - April 30, 1945. IF this is the case troops who served during Nordwind are also authorized the Ardennes- Alsace campaign star to their EAME ribbon.
Awards for campaigns per Army Unit Citation and Campaign Participation Credit Register, dated 1961.