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Here is a printed 8th Army and a 7th Armoured Silk weave sleeve insignia. Both removed from uniform with some service wear.
8th Army "Crusader's Shield" sign,worn by the Eighth, British,Indian,Australian,Polish and New Zealand formations. The Eighth fought with distinction acoss North Africa,Sicily,and the hard fought battles in Italy.
7th Armoured first to go into action in the Western Desert and quickly earned itself the nick-name " Desert-Rats". Engaged in most of the major engagements with the enemy right up until the end in Tunisia.
Here we have three 8th Army Insignia.
1. Matching pair printed measuring 2" x 2" un-issued.
2. Single printed removed from uniform and measures 1 3/4" x 1 1/2"
Sold as a lot of 3 pieces
Monty's famous "Crusader's Shield" sign,worn by the Eighth Army , British,Indian,Australian,Polish and New Zealand formations. The Eighth fought with distinction acoss North Africa,Sicily,and the hard fought battles in Italy.
A matching pair of 7th Armoured sleeve insignia. In silk weave. Removed from uniform with some service wear.
The Red Jerboa on a black background. This very well known British Division was the first to go into action in the Western Desert and quickly earned itself the nick-name " Desert-Rats". Engaged in most of the major engagements with the enemy right up until the end in Tunisia. Monty's finest.
WW1 Volunteer Training Corps (V.T.C) Marksman Badge, embroidered bullet with M to the centre on khaki cloth rectangle in good condition.
Measures 3 3/4" x 2"
A good period example, English made, used and removed from uniform some age and service wear.
Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force SHAEF, was the headquarters of the Commander of Allied forces in north west Europe, from late 1943 until the end of World War II. U.S. General Dwight D. Eisenhower was in command of SHAEF throughout its existence.
Here is a scarce AFPU cloth badge in good condition.
Tan cloth backing to the rear.
Measures 2 3/4" x 2 1/8"
The Army Film and Photographic Unit was a subdivision of the British armed forces set up on 24 October 1941, to record military events in which the British and Commonwealth armies was engaged. During the war, almost 23 percent of all AFPU soldiers were killed in action; the AFPU was disbanded in 1946.
Scarce early used original with some fading and service wear, removed from uniform an embroidered 2nd pattern example of the red jerboa on khaki.
Monty's Eighth Army in North Africa,the 7th. Armoured became known as the "Desert Rats" enduring much of the fierce fighting in the Western Desert against Rommel's Panzers.
A Good Motorcyclist sleeve badge in near mint condition.
Good British 1st Infantry Division patch, white leather triangle sewn onto red wool triangle.
Measures 1 9/16" - four in stock
The 1st Infantry Division was a regular army infantry division of the British Army with a very long history. The division was present at the Peninsular War, the Crimean War, the First World War, and during the Second World War and was finally disbanded in 1960.
A good British made shoulder patch, removed from uniform, some service wear.
General Eisenhower's Headquarters Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force.
Have 2 in stock sold as each
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