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WW2 US Army Patches, WW2 US Marine Corps Patches, WW2 US Navy Patches, WW2 US Military Cloth Insignia.

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NOTE: In some cases, because we have small quantities of some of the patches listed, you may not receive the exact patch that is pictured; however, you will receive an original WW2 period patch, as good, or in better condition than the one shown. Of course, variations and patches that are listed because of their uniqueness will be the actual patch that you will receive.

American Military Patch Guide by Morgan & Thurman 

1UP-01. “The most complete guide and reference book today of American military patches and tabs covering WW1 to present.” Copyright 1997, published by Medals of America Press, Fountain Inn, S. Carolina. 11-inch x 8-1/2-inch format, colorful illustrated paper covers, 87 pages illustrating over 2000, full color, Army, Army Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy, Civil Air Patrol, & National Guard patches and tabs, as well as a basic overview of patch construction and wear. An excellent quick reference for U.S. patches. New. $19.99

5th Infantry Division – The Red Diamond Division 
9UP-105wrf. 1-1/2-inch wide x 2-1/2-inch high red diamond shaped patch. Overseas training in England and Ireland, landed in Normandy on July 9, 1944; St. Lo, Angers, Reims, Moselle River, Metz, Lauterbach, Germany, Saar River, Battle of the Bulge, Ardennes, Siegfried Line, Rhine River, Frankfurt am Main, Rhur Pocket and on to Czechoslovakia with a loss of nearly 13,000 men. This example exhibits very light and insignificant age, otherwise it's in excellent unused condition. Nice snowy backside. Excellent. $9.00
80th Infantry Division – The Blue Ridge Division - Heavy Snow on the Backside 
9UP-107cce. Approximately 2-inch wide x 2-1/4-inch high fully embroidered shield shaped patch depicting three teal blue colored mountains on a light olive background with white trim and a white border. The mountains represent the “Blue Ridge States” of Virginia, West Virginia and Pennsylvania. Activated in 1942, European Theatre of Operation in 1944, landed at Utah beach in August 1944. Arvanches, Argentan, Falaise Pocket, Moselle River; The Saar, Metz, Maginot Line, Siegfried Line, Battle of the Bulge, Bastogne, Operation Plunder, Rhine River, Occupation of Nurnberg, Regensburg, Enns River in Austria as well as occupation in Germany. Four campaigns, 239 days in combat with a cost of over 17,000 men. Very light signs of age from storage. heavy snow on backside. Nice. Un used. Excellent. $10.00 
80th Infantry Division – The Blue Ridge Division - Dark Blue Mountains, Darker Olive Background
9UP-107mrf. Approximately 2-inch wide x 2-1/4-inch high fully embroidered shield shaped patch depicting three dark blue colored mountains on a dark olive background with white trim and a white border; the background has semi-distinct vertical lines of embroidery and the patch has a slightly crude appearance. Unused. Excellent. $8.00
8th Army
9UP-110a. Approximately 2-1/4-inch wide x 2-1/4-inch high, fully embroidered octagonal patch bearing a white, propeller like, cross on a red background. Activated 1944, Pacific Theatre of Operation. New Guinea, New Britain, Admiralties, Morotai, Mapia-Asia, Southern Philippines, Leyte, Luzon, Okinawa, as well as numerous other islands and Atolls. The 8th Army executed fifty two “D-Day” style landings. At the end of Japanese hostilities, the 8th occupied the min Japanese Islands of Honshu and Hokkaido. This example exhibits extremely light signs of age, insignificant wear from very light use; no actual soil; light indication of hand and or, machine stitching still remain. A very nice used example. Vg. $7.00
8th Army
9UP-110b. Approximately 2-1/4-inch wide x 2-1/4-inch high, fully embroidered octagonal patch bearing a white, propeller like, cross on a red background. Same description as above, except this example exhibits moderate to near heavy signs of age and wear, as well as insignificant soil from handling and actual use; remnants of original sewing thread, and or stitching still remain. An excellent representative example. We have several in this condition; the image represents a median example; we always send out the best ones first. Used. Vg. Good. $5.00
Army Ground Forces - Embroidered on OD Wool
9UP-111aex. Approximately 2-1/2-inch diameter patch, depicting horizontal colors of blue, white and red, (blue being worn at the top), finely embroidered on an olive-drab wool background. The unit was established in 1942 with the mission to provide Ground Force units that were properly trained for combat operations, which also included the organizing of task forces for special operations. Ground Force personnel made over 40 major landings on enemy shores and accounted for nearly 80 percent of the Army’s battle casualties, while capturing over three-million prisoners. The Army Ground Forces unit became the successor to the General Headquarters, (GHQ), of the Army. This example exhibits just a hint of age from handling and storage; the backside exhibits overall white thread; there is a moderate, but light, spot of glue remnants on the back, nothing of a serious nature. A very nice, private purchase, example. Unused. Near excellent. $25.00
Army Ground Forces
9UP-111b. Approximately 2-1/2-inch diameter fully embroidered patch, depicting horizontal colors of blue, white and red, (blue being worn at the top). This example exhibits light to moderate signs of age, light wear and light to moderate spots of soil. The patch has been used and laundered and apparently ironed when on a uniform; there is a vertical fold line from being sewed on a uniform, (most likely a shirt), the soil mark is along that fold line; remnants of original sewing thread still remain. A sound representative example. Used. About Vg. $5.00
General Headquarters Patch with PURPLE Flag - 1946 Variation
9UP-113brf. 2-1/2-inch square, olive green embroidered patch depicting a “PURPLE” waving flag with gold "GHQ" letters. Established in 1942, their mission was to defend and support Allied operations in the Pacific and Indian Theatre of Operations. Also approved for General Macarthur's U.S. Army Forces in the Pacific, as well as Headquarters of the Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers. In 1946, at the request of the unit, the color of the flag was changed to purple from wartime blue color. This example is used and exhibits light signs of age, insignificant wear and no actual soil; remnants of original sewing thread still remain. Somewhat difficult to find. A nice used example. About Vg. $9.00
GHQ, (General Headquarters), Reserves
9UP-113a. Approximately 2-1/4-inch in diameter and depicts a central circle, which is horizontally dividend into three parts; the top portion is blue, the center is white and the bottom is red; the central design has a wide white border edge; the patch is officially worn with the blue color at the top. The GHQ Reserves, (General Headquarters Reserves), was established in 1940 and the personnel, there in, were at the disposal of the GHQ Commander. The GHQ Reserves was comprised of small, non-Divisional units that were trained and ready for combat if needed. When a Division was reduced in size to three or four Regiments and became non-operational as a Division, the unit’s personnel were assigned to the GHQ, where they trained with other similarly reduced Divisional units, which were used at the discretion of the GHQ Commander. The patch was authorized on July 19, 1941 and was worn till January 29, 1947 when the wearing of the GHQ Reserve patch was cancelled. Unused. Excellent. $6.00
GHQ, (General Headquarters), Reserves
9UP-113b. Same description as above, except this example has a slightly crude appearance; it exhibits light age, no actual wear; the white parts of the patch have some very light soil, (more of a toning than soil), from years of storage. An excellent representative example. About Vg. $4.50
12th Corps (XII)
12corps.JPG (51790 bytes) 9UP-114. 2-1/2-inch high x 2-1/4-inch wide shield shaped patch, depicting an orange windmill embroidered on blue; quality embroidery with nicely detailed vanes. Activated in 1942, European Theatre of Operation in 1944 landing on Utah Beach on July 27th. Orleans, Yonne River, Loing River, Seine River, Troyes, Muse River, Moselle River, Nancy, Maginot Line, Blies River and into Germany; Battle of the Bulge, Siegfried Line, Bitburg, Koblenz, Mainz and Worms. The Twelfth Corps crossed the Rhine River at Oppenheim, Darmstadt, Main River. The Twelfth Corps captured the Merkers Salt Mine recovering German gold reserves, as well as, numerous works of art and other treasures. Coburg, Bayreuth, into Czechoslovakia and were the first American troops to enter Austria. The Twelfth Corps is credited with the liberation of the Mauthausen Concentration Camp and at Mieningen they captured the complete German Prisoner of War files. Unused. Excellent. $9.00
12th Corps (XII)
9UP-114wrf. Approximately 2-1/2-inch high x 2-1/4-inch wide shield shaped patch, depicting an orange windmill embroidered on blue. Same description as above. Very light signs of age, insignificant wear, as well as insignificant soil consistent with very light use. Many remnants of original machine-stitched thread still remain. Nice. Used. Near excellent. $8.00
12th Corps (XII) - Slight Design Variation
9UP-114brf. Approximately 2-1/2-inch high x 2-1/4-inch wide shield shaped patch, depicting an orange windmill embroidered on blue. Same description as above, except this example exhibits slightly crude embroidery and insignificant age; no actual wear or soil. Unused. Near excellent. $7.00
U.S. Army Forces South Atlantic
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9UP-115. 2-5/8-inch wide x 3-1/4-inch high embroidered patch. The aquamarine wavy lines depict the south Atlantic Ocean, the golden yellow mountains represent Ascension Island and the white stars represent the constellation of the southern cross. The unit was activated in 1942 and headquartered at Ibura Field, Recife, Brazil. Their mission was to support Air Transportation Command operations, with the cooperation of the Brazilian government. The Command was deactivated in October 1945. A large, impressive patch. One of the most colorful and beautifully designed WW2 U.S. patches. Unused. Excellent. $19.00 

U.S. Army Forces South Atlantic - Variation Embroidered on Blue Twill

9UP-115aaz. 2-5/8-inch wide x 3-1/8-inch high patch. The aquamarine wavy lines depict the south Atlantic Ocean, the golden yellow mountains represent Ascension Island and the white stars represent the constellation of the southern cross; the multi-colored design is embroidered on blue twill material. Original, "sizing," on the backside to give the patch, "body," during the embroidery process. A large, impressive patch. UNIQUE. SCARCE. Unused. Excellent. $29.00

First Corps 
1stCorps1var.JPG (64686 bytes) 9UP-116. Approximately 2-3/8-inch diameter embroidered patch with a black center, a white inner circle and a black outer edge. East Indies Campaign then departed for the Pacific Theatre of Operation. New Guinea, Australian Territory of Papua, Reckless Task Force, Hollandia, Philippines, Luzon and occupation duty on Honshu and Kyushu. Nice, slightly oversize patch Unused. Excellent. $9.00 
First Corps 
9UP-116aex. Approximately 2-inch diameter embroidered patch with a black center, a white inner circle and a black outer edge. Same description as above, except this example is slightly smaller and was manufactured slightly, "out of round," but still original and in excellent collectible condition. Unused. Excellent. $6.00

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Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 11am to 5 pm 
Friday, 11am to 8pm 
Saturday, 10am to 5pm
Sunday, 12noon to 5pm

Military Specialties, Inc.
2543 Berlin Turnpike
Newington, CT. 06111
U.S.A.

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