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I believe the answer is = No. Any service in the theater earned the medal. However, only participation in the following campaigns earned stars:

Military Campaigns Name of campaign Start Date End Date Egypt-Libya 11 June 1942 12 February 1943 Air Offensive, Europe 4 July 1942 5 June 1944 Algeria-French Morocco 8 November 1942 11 November 1942 Tunisia 12 November 1942 13 May 1943 Sicily 14 May 1943 17 August 1943 Naples-Foggia 18 August 1943 21 January 1944 Anzio 22 January 1944 24 May 1944 Rome-Arno 22 January 1944 9 September 1944 Normandy 6 June 1944 24 July 1944 Northern France 25 July 1944 14,September 1944 Southern France 15 August 1944 14 September 1944 Northern Apennines 10 September 1944 4 April 1945 Rhineland 15 September1944 21 March 1945 Ardennes-Alsace 16 December 1944 25 January 1945 Central Europe 22 March 1945 11 May 1945 Po Valley 5 April 1945 8 May 1945

You could also get a star for ground combat, air combat, or antisubmarine combat if you weren't in one of the named campaigns.

Rail yards in London isn't campaign credit.

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