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Jun 20, 2016 Herbert Booker
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A scooter dropped by parachute for transportation for United States Army Airborne Troops for mobility in 1944.
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Topics: Army of the United States, United States Army, Army Airborne, Motor Scooter, 1944, Insigne, Insignia
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Postage stamps of Costa Rica, El Salvador and Mexico.
Topics: Postage Stamps, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Mexico
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1937 Polish Army Cavalry Regimental Colours
Topics: Kawaleria, Cavalry, Polish, Poland, Army, Regimental Colours, 1937, Insignia, Banners, Guidons,...
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Service ribbons of the former East German Armed Forces, D.D.R., Deutsche Demokratische Republik, German Democratic Republic. 1949-1990.
Topics: Deutsche Demokratische Republik, D.D.R., East German, East Germany, Service Ribbons, Insigne,...
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A booklet produced by Rainier Brewing Company of Seattle, Washington States showing rank and branch insignia as well as shoulder sleeve insignia of the Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps and Navy during the Korean War in 1951.
Topics: Insignia Booklet, Army, Air Force, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, Navy, Insignia, Korean War, 1950-1953
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Seperate sheets of mostly used postage stamps mailed to collectors of postage stamps of Germany in the early 20th century
Topics: Approval Stamps, Postage Stamps, Germany, Wiemar Republic, Imperial Germany
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Specialty marks worn by members of the United States Navy Band in World War Two.
Topics: United States Navy, Navy Band, Insignia, Specialty Marks, Insignia, Uniforms
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Insignia of the Army of Cuba from 1941 to 1959.
Topics: Republica de Cuba, Cuban Army, Army of Cuba, Rank Insignia
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Bailey, Biddle & Banks Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania produced a small catalogue of Army of the United States military insignia for commissioned officers in the First World War and later in the Second World War as well in sterling silver and gold plate whenever needed. B.B.B. created some of the finest insignia in addition to their creations of unique jewelry. 
Topics: Bailey Biddle & Banks Company, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, 1017, First World War, World War One,...
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The Lilley Company, Columbus, Ohio. 
Topics: M.C.Lilley Company, Officers' Uniforms, 1924, Catalog No.33
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Cavalry (yellow) chevrons used until 1918 to 1919 in the Army of the United States. From the collection of the late Michael von Deckbar who had possibly the best collection of chevrons in the U.S.A.!
Topics: Michael von Deckbar, Cavalry Chevrons, Chevrons, Insignia, Army of the United States, United States...
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Shoulder sleeve insignia of the United States Navy Patrol Torpedo Boats from 1941-1945 especially in the South Pacific Theater. Hopefully this is more complete than from other media? 
Topics: P.T.Boat, Patrol Torpedo Boat, MTB, Motor Torpedo Boat, R.O.N., WW2, United States Navy, Insignia,...
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Post Stamps of the French Colony of New Caladonia in Equatoriale Francois in 1952.
Topics: France, Francoise, Equatorial Africa, Nouvelle Caladonie, New Caladonia, 1952
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On a white field a green cactus, all encircled by a dark blue band inscribed: 35TH INFANTRY REGIMENT 1916 in silver. (32X27mm) No hallmark, made for collectors by Aresta. Illustrated by Herbert Booker in 1982 drawn 600% in India ink with a drafting pen of velum-paper. Later reduced down to actual size.
Topics: 35th Infantry Regiment, Distinctive Unit Insignia, D.U.I., United States Army, Army of the United...
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A blue patch with yellow lettering DARR Aero Tech. Inc. and a U.S. shield with an American bald eagle's head with up-swept wings and below Albany, Ga. also in yellow lettering
Topics: 52nd A.A.F. Training Detachment, United States Army Air Force, Second World War, World War Two,...
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Insignia decal of the 18th Cavalry of the California Army National Guard applied to desert military vehicles like the old Afrika Korps in World War Two (1939-1945)
Topics: California Army National Guard, CA ARNG, 18th Cavalry, Afrika Korps, Insignia Decal, Insignia
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Colourful postage stamps of Mozambique in Africa.
Topics: Mozambique, Africa, Postage Sta, ps
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Colonial Feance's postage stamps in their African colonies of Cameroun, Chad, French Equatorial Africa, French West Africa, Madagascar and Zanzibar in 1952.
Topics: Cameroun, Chad, French Equatorial Africa, French West Africa, Madagascar, Zanzibar, Postage Stamps,...
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A booklet with postage stamps would be mailed to a customer who selected the postage stamps they wanted and they would return this booklet along with the money to pay for the stamps they had selected. 
Topics: Postage Stamp Approval Booklet, The ABC Stamp Company, Postage Stamps
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- Herbert Booker
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NOTA BENE: A small booklet titled "Pope Booth" was probably printed and distributed around the 1880s to possibly 1910 and reprinted in 1950. General William Booth (1829-1912) started The Salvation Army, and at the start it was known as The Christian Mission of the Salvation Army and his title was "General Superintendent" and his title and the name of the new Christian church was shortened to "The Salvation Army," it is a very important religious organized that...
Topics: General William Booth 1829-1912, The Christian Mission of the Salvation Army, The Salvation Army,...
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Coloured German oicture postcards of the Great War.
Topics: German picture postcards, The Great War, World War One, First World War, WWI, WW1, Germany, German,...
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Embroidered field marshal rank marks worn only by the Sultan of Royal Brunei Air Force, Army and Navy. 
Topics: Sultan of Brunei, Royal Brunei Air Force, Royal Brunei Army, Royal Brunei Navy, Rank Marks,...
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United States Army Artillery Specialty Insignia of 1907. Transportation Sergeant was used from 1935 to 1941 and also used for Combat Traing Sergeant and for Truckmaster, a red wing on navy blue with a red inner ring on wool 3" diameter circle. These patches were part of the Coast Artillery Corps.
Topics: Chief Planter, Casemate Electrician, Observer First Class, Observer Second Class, Gun Pointer,...
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From 1936 to 1953 the Household Cavalry, the Foot Guards and other regiments wore these badges which different from the rank badges of the Royal Army in titles and added insignia. 
Topics: Conductor R.A.O.C., Royal Army Ordnance Corps, Master Gunner 1st Class, Master Gunner 2nd Class,...
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Patriotic World War Two booklet created for the people back home on the Home Front to acquaint them with the military insignia of the U.S. Armed Forces.
Topics: Air Corps, Army Coast Guard, Marines, Navy, insignia, booklet, World War Two, WW2, Second World...
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Rank insignia of the Army of Haiti as of 1982.
Topics: Haiti, Hayti, Haitian Army, Rank Insignia, 1982
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Brass, copper, pewter, silver and steel military and naval buttons.
Topics: Brass Buttons, British Army & Navy Buttons, U.S. Navy Buttons, U.S. Marine Corps Buttons, U.S....
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NOTA BENE: Many of these photographs of the First World War are very graphic as they also show deceased soldiers on the battlefield on the Western Front in France. All nations engaged in war had boy soldiers in the ranks. 
Topics: Austrian Army, Belgian Army, Canada Expeditionary Force, British Army, Dutch Army, German Army,...
A yellow border with blue letters that read "Lodwick School of Aeronautics" with a blue circle inside with a yellow winged propeller. 
Topics: 61st Army Air Force Training Detachment, Lodwick School of Aeronautics, United States Army Air...
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The rank insignia and uniforms of H.M.C.G. (His Majesty's Coast Guard) during World War Two.
Topics: His Majesty's Coast Guard, H.M.C.G., Great Britain, United Kingdom, England, Uniforms, Insignia,...
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Dagwood Bumpsted in a 1902 United States Army dress blue uniform with Blondie dressed as the Statue of Liberty with their son Alexander dressed as a Boy Scout. 
Topics: Dagwood Bumpsted, Blondied Bumpsted, Alexander Bumpsted, cartoon, 1902 U.S. Army Dress Blue...
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October 1964 issue of "All Hands," this issue concerned the specialties worn by seamen, petty officers and chief petty officers and their jobs in the United States Navy in handling ships and boats efficiently.
Topics: United States Navy, Navy Rates, Seamen, Petty Officers, Chief Petty Officers, Insignia, Navy...
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Sheets pf old postage stamps of the late 19 century to the early 20th century. Mostly European issued.
Topics: Postage Stamps, Stamp Hoard, Stamps
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Not only did U.S. postage stamps dealers mail out "approval" catalogues of stamps, dealers in Europe did likewise as stamps collecting was and is worldwide, even in France in the year 1911, believe it or not?
Topics: Postage Stamps, Stamp Collecting, Philatelic, Stamps Approval Booklets, Approval Catalogue
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A United States Army issued song book which some soldiers learned to sing as individuals or as a group, especially when on a long march to keep their spirits up. 
Topics: Army of the United States, United States Army, Army Song Book, Song Book, World War Two, WW2, WWII,...
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With the compliments of IFTA Office, Washington, D.C. On the occasion of opening the King Fahd Mosque in Los Angeles 1419 H. - 1998 A.C.
Topics: Islam, Muslim, Mosque, Saudi Arabia, King Fahd, Islamic Affairs, In the Name of God Most Gracious...
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This is from a colour plate showing the Lithuanian Army rank insignia in 1918 to 1919. 
Topics: Lithuania, Lithuanian Army, Rank Insignia, Kepi, Insignia, Uniform, Uniforms
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A book of interesting facts about the United States of America during the First World War and not only a description, but illustrations of the insignia and uniforms of the Army of the United States, the United States Navy and United States Marine Corps and the Army Air Service.
Topics: Uncle Sam. Fact Book, Uncle Sam's Fact Book of the Great War, The Great War, First World War, World...
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Paper money with beautiful Greek artwork
Topics: Ellas, Greece Greek, Paper money, Banknotes, Currency
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Ivan Van Sertima
Topic: Ivan Van Sertima
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An 8-page brochure showing post Second World War Army & Navy Surplus, when one could still get real military equipment, boots, shoes, clothing, etc. in 1953. 
Topics: Korean War 1950-1953, Post-Second World War, Post-World War Two, Post-War, Army & Navy Surplus,...
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Seamen's short waiste jackets jackets and rank insignia worn from 1841 to 1865
Topics: Navy of the United States, United States Navy, Petty Officer Rating Badge, Seaman's Jacket, Ratings
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I.D.F. (Israel Defence Force) shoulder tabs, branch and rank insignia worn berets, caps and on the collar. Charts from 1949 and 1967 of the insignia of the I.D.F.'s Air Force, Army and Navy. 
Topics: I.D.F., Israel Defence Force, Insignia, Ribbons, Medals, Rank Insignia, Branch Insignia, uniforms,...
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Postage stamps on German East Africa and German Southwest Africa fron 1884 to 1915.
Topics: German Southeast Africa, German East Africa, Postage Stamps, Colonial, Colonies, Colony
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Dutch India colonial postage stamps
Topics: The Netherlands, Holland, Dutch, Dutch India, Colonies, Colony, Postage Stamps, 1889
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Mexican army insignia
Topics: Republica de Mexico, Estado Unido Mexicano, Mexico, Mexican Insignia, Insignia, Uniforms, Uniformes
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Postage Stamps of Liberia
Topics: Liberian, Liberia, Postage Stamps
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A blue circle with a white star with red circle in center with yellow wings and yellow letters that read CUBA.
Topics: Aero Fuerza Cubano, Cuban Air Force, World War Two
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NOTA BENE: This not an endorsement of any ideology. Side-caps and visored cap worn by the N.S.D.A.P. (German Workers National Socialist Party) or the Nationialsozialistsche Deutsche Arbiterpartei worn between 1933 to 1945. Anything with a swastika is banned in modern Germany!
Topics: Nationalsozialistsche Deutsche Arbiterpartei, National Socialist German Worker's Party, N.S.D.A.P.,...
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Rank marks adopted by the Army of the Philippines during the Spanish-American War of 1898. 
Topics: Ministro, Marshal, Captain-General, Kapitan-Heneral, Lieutenant General, Tenyente-Heneral, Major...
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One of the articles in that magazine is about submarine mines.
Topics: Navy of the United States, United States Navy, U.S.Navy, U.S.N., Submarine Mines, The Technical...
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Maps from World War One of Europe.
Topics: Western Front, Maps, Allied Expedtionary Force, Army, Armies, The Great War, World War One, World...
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Insignia of the Israel Defence Force Air Force, Army and Navy.
Topics: I.D.F., Israel Defence Force, Israeli Air Force, Israeli Army, Israeli Navy, Gadna Diver,...
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Postage stamps of Portuguese India, a colony of Portugal.
Topics: Portugal, Portuguese India, Portuguese, Postage Stamps
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United States Army chevrons worn from 1902 to 1919. These were for Master Electricians for both the Air Service and for the Signal Corps in 1917-1918.
Topics: Army of the United States, U.S. Army, Chevrons, Army Chevrons, First World War, World War One,...
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In the G.T.C., women in uniform, The Princess Royal Elizabeth is in one of the pictures in the 1949 issue, in 1953 she was crowned Queen Elizabeth II.
Topics: The Princess Royal, Great Britain, Girls Training Corps, The Student Prince, Women in Uniform,...
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California Bluejacket Cadets, Arcadia, Los Angeles County, California.
Topics: C.B.C., California Bluejacket Cadets, Arcadia California, Los Angeles County
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Chevrons of the United States Army at the Quartermaster Corps Museum from 1872 to 1953 displayed. 
Topics: Army Chevrons, Chevrons, Army of the United States, United States Army, QMC Museum, Quartermaster...
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Cloth patches
Topics: Navy of the United States, United States Navy, Line Petty Officer, Insignia, Rates, Ratings
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The Civil Air Guard is the British equivalent of the United States of America's Civil Air Patrol. Their insignia of rank and uniforms are patterned after the Royal Air Force.
Topics: Civil Air Guard, United Kingdom, Great Britain, England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland,...
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The United States Army General Staff Identification Badge was created for Air and army National Guards as well as for the State Guards too! Shown here are those badges illustrated and described in 1984. Since then new state guards were formed while others were deactivated. 
Topics: State Guard General Staff Identification Badges, S.G.G.S.I.B., State Guard, State Military Reserve,...
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A beautiful certificate given to Doc Marine, a long time friend of mine. He served as a United States Navy Corpsman attached to the United States Marine Corps. 
Topics: United States Marine Corps, Semper Fidelis, Doc Marine, U.S.M.C. Certificate
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Argylle & Sutherland Highlanders, Army Recruiting Sergeant, Black Watch, Black Watch Piper, Conductor, Corps of Army Music, Warrant Officer, Drum Major, Pipe Major, King's Division, King's Own Border, King's Royal Hussars, Light Dragoons, Marlborough College CCF, Master Gunner, Queen's Royal Lancers, Royal Army Medical Corps, R.A.M.C., Royal Engineers, R.E., R.E. Regimental Sergeant Major, Regimental Sergeant Major, Regimental Sergeant Major Recruiting, Royal Electrical & Mechanical...
Topics: Royal Army rank slide-ons, Great Britiain, United Kingdom, U.K.
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A small brass disc with a bald eagle standing atop a U.S. Shield to show branch affiliation of an enlisted aide to a general officer.
Topics: Army of the United States, United States Army, Enlisted Aide to a General Officer collar disc
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Hello Buddy was a small 1919 publication to raise money for veterans who were wounded in the First World War, whatever someone wanted to pay for the magazine. 
Topics: War Wounded, Wounded marines - sailors and soldiers, post-WW1, 1919
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R.C.A.F. Sqdn. insignia, pre-and post-1953.
Topics: 1 FW Canada Mobile Equipment, 1 (F) RCAF Wing (France), 410 RCAF Squadron, 415 RCAF Squadron, 439...
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Various cap and collar branch and rank insignia used by their armies.
Topics: Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Somalia, Insignia, Army, Uniform, Islamic Nations, Islamic Countries, Islam,...
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NOTA  BENE: This is not an endorsement for tobacco products, it is simply here to show what this particular tin looked for those who collect them as a hobby! A cigarette tin made in England in 1942 and given to the U.S. service women and men while guests of the British people. 
Topics: Pall Mall Cigarettes, England, Great Britain, Tobacco Products, English made U.S. cigarettes, WW2,...
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Eire Army Insignia. Irish military badges.
Topics: Eire, Ireland, Irish Army, Uniforms, Insignia
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Various nations issued commemorative postage stamps featuring tanks in battle during the Second World War in Asia, Europe and North Africa. Stamps collecting can be a fun hobby! 
Topics: Second World War, World War Two, WW2, WWII, Tanks, Armoured Vehicles, Army, Armies, Warfare,...
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Postage stamps of Italy depicting works of Italian art.
Topics: Postage Stamps, Italian art, Italy
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United States Navy Uniform Regulations for 1941 with  14 colour plates of the medals and ribbons. This was the last set of navy regs to have colour plates!
Topics: United States Navy Uniform Regulations 1941, Medals, Ribbons, USN, USMC
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Ranks straps and branch insignia of Mexican Army officers from 1914 to 1925. 
Topics: Republica de Mexico. Ejercito de Mexico, Artilleria, Caballeria, Infanteria, Ingenieros, Personal...
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Gorget patches of the British Army in the First World War and other badges and emblems.
Topics: Gorgets, Gorget Patches, Badges, Emblems, Insigne, Insignia, British Army, First World War, Wortld...
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Israel Defence Force beanch and rank insignia work on the cap, the collars and lapels and sleeves. These badges changed since 1982 when first shown, especially those for I.D.F. warrant officers.
Topics: IsraelDefence Force, I.D.F., Insignia, Uniform, Cap badges, collar dogs, 1982