This page lists the rewards and medals available for the Medal of Honor: Rising Sun. The descriptions of each were taken from the game manual.
Mission Medals Edit
American Defense Service Edit
Awarded to any person serving on active duty between September 8, 1939 and December 7, 1941. Earned in-game by completing 2 bonus objectives (Assist Engineer & Save Crewman) during mission 1.
For exceptionally meritorious service to the government in a duty of great responsibility. Earned in-game by completing 2 bonus objectives (Shoot Down 20 Planes - Shoot Down 75 Planes) during mission 2. This one is very difficult to get.
Philippine Defense Edit
Earned by all servicemen for the defense of the Philippines between December 8, 1941 and June 15, 1942. Earned in-game by achieveing 75% accuracy, taking less than 100 hits, and completing 2 bonus objectives (Find Shima's Photograph - Find Golden Buddha) during Mission 3.
Guadalcanal Patch Edit
Awarded to the 1st Division of the Marine Corps for its sacrifices in the Battle of Guadalcanal. Earned in-game by achieving 75% accuracy, taking less than 50 hits, and completing 2 bonus objectives (Collect 5 Documents - Disable Generator) during mission 4.
American Campaign Edit
For any service member who served in the continental United States for one aggregate year between December 7, 1941 and March 2, 1946. In-game, received for 75% accuracy, less than 50 hits, and completing 2 bonus objectives (Storm Pack Howitzer - Save Lt. Harrison) during mission 5.
Marine Corps Expeditionary Edit
For any member of the Marine Corps who landed on foreign soil and engaged armed opposition. Earned for achieving 75% accuracy, taking less than 51 hits, completing 2 bonus objectives (Rescue 3 POWs - Find 3 Additional Evidence) during mission 6.
Asiatic Pacific Campaign Edit
For any soldier in the Navy, Coast Guard, or Marine Corps who served in the Pacific Campaign of WWII. Rewarded for achieving 85% accuracy, taking less than 50 hits, and completing 2 bonus objectives (Destroy Radio Equipment - Destroy Sake Supply) during mission 7.
Bronze Star Edit
For heroic or meritorious service for operations against an opposing armed force and not involving aerial flight. Earned by achieving 85% accuracy, taking less than 90 hits, and completing 2 bonus objectives (Eliminate 10 Enemies at Blockade - Disable Barge Dock) during mission 8.
Silver Star Edit
For distinguished gallantry in combat against an enemy force. Earned by achieving 50% accuracy, taking less than 150 hits, and completing 2 bonus objectives (Send False Radio Transmission - Find 3 Imperial Orders) during mission 9.
End of Game Medal Edit
Rewarded for earning one medal during each mission.