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US Army Bomb Disposal trade sleeve badge in good un-issued condition.
Measures 2 13/16” x 1 1/2”
An English made Allied Forces Headquarters Patch. Embroidered on wool with a hessian back. Removed from uniform and in good condition.
Allied Force Headquarters (AFHQ) was the headquarters that controlled all Allied operational forces in the Mediterranean Theatre of World War II from August 1942 until the end of the war in Europe in May 1945.
AFHQ was established in the United Kingdom on 14 August 1942 under Lieutenant General Dwight David Eisenhower in order to command the forces committed to Operation Torch, the Allied invasion of French North Africa, set for November. Eisenhower had the title Commander-in-Chief, Allied Expeditionary Force. Shortly after the establishment of the headquarters, "Expeditionary" was deleted from its titl
A WWII Alaska Command Patch, removed from uniform with age and service wear.
Military construction in Alaska accelerated in 1940 as the world prepared for another great war. Ladd Field, near Fairbanks, was built as a cold-weather test station and Fort Richardson, named for Wilds P. Richardson, was built near Anchorage. Colonel Simon B. Buckner assumed command of the Alaska Defense Force in 1940, achieving the rank of major general during his following three-year tenure in what evolved into the Alaska Department.
A Yank Magazine Correspondent Name Tape, embroidered on khaki wool.
Measures overall 8 1/2" x 1 1/8"
4 in stock at time of listing
A 1950's War Correspondent Title, fully embroidered and in mint condition.
US Army Service Forces Patch. In used condition and removed from uniform. A green back type fully embroidered with a OD border.
US Army Service Forces Patch. In used condition and removed from uniform.
Have several examples in stock.
A USA 12th Army Group patch in near mint condition.
Measures 2 1/2" x 2"
The Twelfth United States Army Group was the largest and most powerful United States Army formation ever to take to the field, commanding four field armies at its peak in 1945: First United States Army, Third United States Army, Ninth United States Army and Fifteenth United States Army.1 Formed eight days after the Normandy landings, it initially controlled the First and the Third US Armies. Through various configurations in 1944 and 1945, the Twelfth US Army Group controlled the majority of American forces on the Western Front. It was commanded by General Omar Bradley with its headquarters established in London on 14 July 1944.
Here is a General Patton's Third Army Patch. Fully embroidered scarce Green back with OD border in near mint and un-issued condition.
Measures 2 1/2"
A Second Army Group patch in good condition, removed from uniform.
Measures2 1/2" x 2"
Second Army earned distinction as a training army during World War II, preparing nearly one million men to fight. The U.S. Army activated a new Second Army in October 1933, with headquarters at Chicago, Illinois, as one of four field armies that would help mobilize forces in event of a national emergency. In December 1940, the Army moved Second Army's headquarters to Memphis, Tennessee, and designated it as a training army, which conducted training in 24 states. In June 1944, the Army reconstituted the World War I Second Army, AEF, and consolidated it with the existing Second Army in order to perpetuate the lineage and honors of the World War I unit. During World War II, Second Army trained 11 corps, 55 divisions, and 2,000 smaller units of all arms and services, composed of almost a million men, for employment in all theaters of operation
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