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WWII U.S.Army 71st Infantry Division Patch



A used and removed from uniform 71st Infantry patch with service wear.

Entered European Theatre in February 1945, Got into action at Ratswiller, Siegfried line, crossed the Rhine into Germany, Bayreuth. Rosenburg, then on to Bavaria and Austria. 62 days of combat 1114 KIA or wounded.

Code: 55340

12.00 GBP


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WWII US 4th Infantry Division Patch



A 4th Division patch in mint condition.Fully embroidered. Measures 2 1/4"

The 4th Infantry Division loaded at Portsmouth to assault the northern coast of German-held France during the Normandy landings, landing at Utah Beach, 6 June 1944. Relieving the isolated 82nd Airborne Division at Sainte-Mère-Église, the 4th cleared the Cotentin peninsula and took part in the capture of Cherbourg on 25 June. Also fought in Ardennes Battle of the Bulge, Belgium, Luxembourg, and Germany.

Code: 55301

25.00 GBP


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WWII U.S.Army 1st Infantry Division Patch - The Big Red One



A mint un-issued 1st Division Patch.

The division landed in Oran, Algeria on 8 November 1942 as part of Operation Torch, the Allied invasion of French North Africa. In July 1943, the division took part in the Allied invasion of Sicily, code named Operation Husky, still under the command of Major General Allen. Lieutenant General George S. Patton. The 1st Infantry Division and one regimental combat team from the 29th Infantry Division comprised the first wave of troops that assaulted German Army defenses on Omaha Beach on D-Day. The division fought through France, Ardennes Belgium and into Germany.
Casualties were KIA1973 wounded 11448 Missing 951 POW 631.

Code: 55300

35.00 GBP


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WWII U.S.Army 2nd Infantry Division Patch



A 2nd Infantry Division patch. An early and fully embroidered on wool with a cheese cloth backing. Some age and light wear.

Measures 4 1/2" x 3 5/8"

After training in Northern Ireland and Wales from October 1943 to June 1944, the 2nd Infantry Division crossed the channel to land on Omaha Beach on D plus 1 (7 June 1944) near Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer. The division took a brief rest 19–26 September before moving to defensive positions at St. Vith, Belgium on 29 September 1944. The division entered Germany on 3 October 1944, and was ordered, on 11 December 1944, to attack and seize the Roer River dams. The German Ardennes offensive in mid-December forced the division to withdraw to defensive positions near Elsenborn Ridge, where the German drive was halted. In February 1945 the division attacked, recapturing lost ground, and seized Gemund, 4 March. Reaching the Rhine on 9 March, the division advanced south to take Breisig, through Germany and division crossed over to Czechoslovakia on 4 May 1945, . The division lost 3,031 killed in action, 12,785 wounded in action, and 457 died of wounds

Code: 55234

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WWII U.S.Army 2nd Infantry Division Patch



A 2nd Infantry Division patch. An early and fully embroidered on wool with a cheese cloth backing. Some age and light wear. Removed from uniform.

Measures 4" x 3 3/8"

After training in Northern Ireland and Wales from October 1943 to June 1944, the 2nd Infantry Division crossed the channel to land on Omaha Beach on D plus 1 (7 June 1944) near Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer. The division took a brief rest 19–26 September before moving to defensive positions at St. Vith, Belgium on 29 September 1944. The division entered Germany on 3 October 1944, and was ordered, on 11 December 1944, to attack and seize the Roer River dams. The German Ardennes offensive in mid-December forced the division to withdraw to defensive positions near Elsenborn Ridge, where the German drive was halted. In February 1945 the division attacked, recapturing lost ground, and seized Gemund, 4 March. Reaching the Rhine on 9 March, the division advanced south to take Breisig, through Germany and division crossed over to Czechoslovakia on 4 May 1945, . The division lost 3,031 killed in action, 12,785 wounded in action, and 457 died of wounds

Code: 55235

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WWII U.S. Army 29th Infantry Division Patch - The Blue and Grey



An early, original and scarce 29th Division patch, fully embroidered on wool. Removed from uniform with service wear and age.

Measures 2 1/2"

The 29th Infantry Division, under the command of Major General Leonard Gerow, was sent to England on 5 October 1942 on RMS Queen Mary. The 29th then trained in Devon and loaded transports for in Falmouth. First wave to land on Omaha beach on 6th June 1944 and suffered heavy losses.

From July 1943, the 29th Infantry Division was commanded by Major General Charles H. Gerhardt. The division had such a high casualty rate that it was said that Gerhardt actually commanded three divisions: one on the field of battle, one in the hospital and one in the cemetery. The 29th Infantry Division lost 3,887 killed in action, 15,541 wounded in action, 347 missing in action, 845 prisoners of war, in addition to 8,665 non-combat casualties, during 242 days of combat. This amounted to over 200 percent of the division's normal strength. The division, in turn, took 38,912 German prisoners of war.

Code: 55085

85.00 GBP


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WWII U.S.Army 3rd Infantry Division Patch



A Third Infantry Officer patch. Constructed in the applique style all wool, removed from uniform and in good condition. Measures 1 7/8"

The 3rd Division is the only division of the U.S. Army during World War II that fought the Axis on all European fronts and was among the first American combat units to engage in offensive ground combat operations. Audie Murphy, the most highly decorated American soldier of the war, served with the 3rd Division. The 3rd Infantry Division saw combat in North Africa, Sicily, Italy, France, Germany and Austria for 531 consecutive days. During the war the 3rd Infantry Division consisted of the 7th, 15th and 30th Infantry Regiments, together with supporting units.

Code: 55086

55.00 GBP


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WWII U.S.Army 3rd Infantry Division Patch



A scarce variation 3rd Division "green back" patch. used and removed from uniform with some service wear and age. Measures 2 1/16"

The 3rd Infantry Division saw combat in North Africa, Sicily, Italy, France, Germany and Austria for 531 consecutive days. During the war the 3rd Infantry Division consisted of the 7th, 15th and 30th Infantry Regiments, together with supporting units.

Code: 55087

35.00 GBP


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WWII U.S.Army 3rd Infantry Division Patch



A 3rd Division patch, used and removed from uniform with some service wear and age. Measures 2 1/8"

The 3rd Infantry Division saw combat in North Africa, Sicily, Italy, France, Germany and Austria for 531 consecutive days. During the war the 3rd Infantry Division consisted of the 7th, 15th and 30th Infantry Regiments, together with supporting units.

Code: 55088

15.00 GBP


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WWII U.S.Army Officer of the 90th Infantry Division Bullion Patch



A very high quality Officer's 90th Infantry patch. Bullion edging and silk thread. Really exception workmanship.

Measures 2 1/2" X 2 1/2"

First elements of the division saw action on D-Day, 6 June, on Utah Beach, Normandy, the remainder entering combat 10 June, cutting across the Merderet River to take Pont l'Abbe in heavy fighting. After defensive action along the river Douve, the division attacked to clear the Foret de Mont-Castre (Hill 122), clearing it by 11 July, in spite of fierce resistance. In this action the Division suffered 5000 killed, wounded, or captured, one of the highest casualty rates suffered in WW II. An attack on the island of Saint-Germain-sur-Sèves on 23 July failed so the 90th bypassed it and took Périers on 27 July. Normandy, Northern France,
Rhineland, Ardennes-Alsace, Central Europe.

Code: 55067

100.00 GBP


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