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Good example second pattern 4 bogey wheels version
The tank destroyer battalion was a type of unit used by the United States Army during World War II. The unit was organized in one of two different formsa towed battalion equipped with anti-tank guns, or a self-propelled battalion equipped with armored tank destroyers. U.S. Army doctrine held that tanks did not fight other tanks but supported infantry.
A good un-issued patch.
6th Fought in the Pacific Theatre New Guinea, Philippines, Pacific
A good standard issue version 104th patch, mint un-issued condition.
Entered the ETO in August 1944. Went into action near Wuestwezel Belgium, onto Zundert, Vaart Canal, Maas River, Aachen, Stolburg, into Germany crossing the Rhine at Honnet, Paderborn, Halle, finally meeting up with the Russian Army at Pretzsch. 200 Combat days with 4961 KIA or wounded.
A good un-issued, fully embroidered example, colours good.
Measures 3 1/8" x 1 3/4"
A good Stars and Striped shoulder Title nint condition.
During World War II, the Stars and Stripes newspaper was printed in dozens of editions in several operating theaters. Again, both newspapermen in uniform and young soldiers, some of whom would later become important journalists, Some of the editions were assembled and printed very close to the front in order to get the latest information to the most troops
A messenger patch for civilians attached to the Army Air Force in mint un-issued condition.
A good original patch, green/black back in mint condition
Pacific Theatre, Gilbert Islands, Saipan.
A WWII patch in mint un=issued condition.
The 90th landed on Utah Beach on 6th June D Day and had the mission to cross the Merderet River and capture Pont L'Abbe, after some hard fighting they launched an attack to clear the Foret de Mont Castre onto Le Mans, Falaise pocket, action in Metz and into Germany fighting up to the Czech border 19200 KIA or wounded for 308 days in combat.
An early war original, removed from uniform some fading but in good condition
European Theatre landing on Utah Beach in August 1944. Entered European Theatre in July 1944. Fought in Avranches, Argentan, Falaise Pocket, Moselle, Ardennes Battle of the Bulge, Luxemburg City, and onto Bastogne as part of the relief force, then on through Germany, Austria. 17087 KIA or wounded for 239 combat days.
An scarce early war 78th "Lightening" Division Black Back patch in near mint condition.
Entered European Theatre landing in France in November 1944, on to Belgium, Huertgen Forest, Monschau, capturing the Schwammanuel Dam intact, crossed the Ruhr, Rhine and captured the Ludendorff Bridge at Ramagen, next to the Ruhr pocket capturing over 45,000 German prisoners ending the war at Hesse. 8144 KIA or wounded for 125 days of combat.
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