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US Army Air Corps 1st Troop Carrier Wing Patch



Unusual WWII 1st Troop Carrier shoulder patch with no border or motto. Removed from uniform with service wear.

Measures 2 5/8".

Code: 55521

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English Made WWII 101st Airborne Division Patch



A rare English made 101st Airborne Division patch with an English made separate tab. Removed from uniform with some light service wear and age.

During World War II, it was renowned for its role in Operation Overlord the D-Day landings and airborne landings on 6 June 1944, in Normandy, France, Operation Market Garden, the liberation of the Netherlands and, perhaps most famously, its action during the Battle of the Bulge around the city of Bastogne, Belgium and on to the Eagles Nest.

Code: 55491

425.00 GBP


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US Army 101st Airborne Division "Pathfinder" Division Patch



A scarce WWII 101st Division Screaming Eagles Pathfinder "white tongue" patch. A green back example with a separate tab (not a greenback)

The first paratroopers to be dropped on Normandy are the pathfinders. These men are grouped into teams each consisting of a lieutenant element leader, four transmission operators and four paratroopers responsible for overall security during operations. They are dropped into enemy territory without initial marking, simply based on terrain observation and navigation calculations aboard the C-47 Dakota.

The Pathfinders are then tasked with drop zones (DZ) and landing zones (LZ) before the arrival of the airborne fighting companies while implementing the “Eureka” transceivers of which they are equipped. The latter send pulses picked up by the “Rebecca” transceivers installed under the fuselage of the C-47s, which allows the pilots to orient themselves. It is also possible to use these two means of transmission to send short Morse messages, both for pilots and for scouts.

Code: 55490

325.00 GBP


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WWII US Army 101st Airborne Division Patch - Type 11



101st Airborne Division patch with an English made separate tab. Good condition removed from uniform with light aging. Known as a Type 11 example.

Famous 101st Division engaged in combat though out the war D day - Belgium - Holland - Germany - Austria

Code: 55493

75.00 GBP


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WWII US Army 101st Airborne Division Patch - Type 4



Here is a 101st Airborne Division patch with a separate English made tab. In good condition. This is known as a type 4 example.

Famous 101st Division engaged in combat though out the war D day - Belgium - Holland - Germany - Austria

Code: 55494

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WWII US Army 101st Airborne Division Patch - Type 2



101st Airborne Division patch with an separate tab. Good condition with light aging. Known as a Type 2 example.

Code: 55492

75.00 GBP


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WWII US Army Rangers Patch



A US Army Rangers Diamond patch. Removed from uniform and in good condition with light service wear. Fully embroidered.

On June 19, 1942 the 1st Ranger Battalion was sanctioned, recruited, and began training in Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland. Most of the original Rangers came from the 34th Infantry Division.

A select fifty or so of the first U.S. Rangers were dispersed through the British Commandos for the Dieppe Raid in August 1942; these were the first American soldiers to see ground combat in the European theater.

3rd and 4th Ranger Battalions fought in North Africa and Italy. Rangers were absorbed into the Canadian-American First Special Service Force . They were then instrumental in operations in and around the Anzio beachhead that followed Operation Shingle. 5th Ranger Battalion landing on Dog White sector on Omaha Beach, during the Invasion of Normandy, the 2nd Ranger Battalion scaled the 90-foot cliffs of Pointe du Hoc,

Code: 55487

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WWII US Army 82nd Airborne Division Patch



Here we have an 82nd Airborne Division patch, two pieces with an embroidery error on the patch to the right. removed from uniform with light age and wear.

Famous 82nd Airborne in 1943 fought in North Africa, dropped into Sicily, Salerno onto Naples, beach landings at Anzio. Then dropped into Normandy on 6th June D Day, St Mere Eglise, Carantan. Holland Market Garden Nijmegen Bridge. Back to Belgium for the Battle of the Bulge at Werbomont. StVith, across the Ruhr into Koln, taking the city of Ludwigst and Berlin. The division fought in seven campaignsare were credited with 422 days of combat taking 6993 KIA or wounded.

Code: 55497

75.00 GBP


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WWII US Army 82nd Airborne Division Patch



Here is an 82nd Airborne Division patch with a separate tab. American made removed from uniform with light service wear and age.

Famous 82nd Airborne in 1943 fought in North Africa, dropped into Sicily, Salerno onto Naples, beach landings at Anzio. Then dropped into Normandy on 6th June D Day, St Mere Eglise, Carantan. Holland Market Garden Nijmegen Bridge. Back to Belgium for the Battle of the Bulge at Werbomont. StVith, across the Ruhr into Koln, taking the city of Ludwigst and Berlin. The division fought in seven campaignsare were credited with 422 days of combat taking 6993 KIA or wounded.

Code: 55496

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WWII US Army 82nd Airborne Division Patch



This is an original English made 2 piece 82nd Airborne Division patch with US made tab. The patch is British made, the tab is a US made tab. In good condition and a hard to find patch.

Famous 82nd Airborne in 1943 fought in North Africa, dropped into Sicily, Salerno onto Naples, beach landings at Anzio. Then dropped into Normandy on 6th June D Day, St Mere Eglise, Carantan. Holland Market Garden Nijmegen Bridge. Back to Belgium for the Battle of the Bulge at Werbomont. StVith, across the Ruhr into Koln, taking the city of Ludwigst and Berlin. The division fought in seven campaignsare were credited with 422 days of combat taking 6993 KIA or wounded.

Code: 55495

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