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A 173rd patch with airborne tab in mint condition.
The brigade was the first major United States Army ground formation deployed in Vietnam, serving there from 1965 to 1971 and losing almost 1,800 soldiers. Noted for its roles in Operation Hump and Operation Junction City, the 173d is best known for the Battle of Dak To, where it suffered heavy casualties in close combat with North Vietnamese forces. Brigade members received over 7,700 decorations, including more than 6,000 Purple Hearts. The brigade returned to the United States in 1972,
Here we have an original Vietnam made small size made from camo poncho liner. Locally made hand embroidered Da-Nang dated 69-70.
In good condition, zip works, although the bottom right a small 4" needs a re-sewing. Other than that all good.
Here is an un-issued Pilot's Knee Pad Clipboard in the original box in mint condition.
Here is an un-opened Snake Bite Kit, dated 1961 in mint condition.
Here is a Vietnam era Vehicle First Aid box complete with period items as shown.
The box measures13" x 9" x 2 1/2" and weighs 3kg
A un-opened set of Red Cross Ambulance Markers and Flags, dated 1964. The box is in good and reasonable condition.
A good unissued 82nd Subdued Patch and Tab
Here is period American made 5th Special Forces Group Vietnam Beret Flash.
Picked up recently have several in stock.
A handmade "Go to Hell" arc sometimes stitched onto Boonie Hats, nice quaility.
Hand machine made Mobile Riverine Force River Assault Squadron Nine Military Police Mekong Delta patch in good condition.
Measures 3 3/16"
The 9th Military Police Company was made up of four platoons with a HQ section, motor pool with an assortment of jeeps, trucks and M60 machine guns. MPs operated as infantry when necessary in the Delta.
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