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Sep 7, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Three-inches diameter cotton, felt or wool cloth rank disks worn on the upper right sleeve of the coat or shirt to denote individual was promoted from Private to Private First Class, ranking below a Lance Corporal, Corporal or a Sergeant. Either used the symbol of their branch or their arm, i.e., Artillery (crossed cannons), Cavalry (crossed sabers) of the Infantry (crossed rifles). The P.F.C. rank was replaced in 1920 with a single chevron. 
Topics: Army of the United States, United States Army, U.S.Army, Insignia, Rank badges, P.F.C., Private...
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Sep 7, 2015 Herbert Booker
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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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Sep 7, 2015 Herbert Booker
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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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Sep 7, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Fold out poster showing the small United States Army chevrons worn between 1948 to 1951 which showed which soldiers were non-combat or combat. Fortunately the army reverted back to the earlier issue and in 1958 changed to AG44 Green with yellow chevrons. 
Topics: Mamie Eisenhower Chevrons, Mamie Eisenhower Stripe, U.S. Army, United States Army, Army of the...
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Sep 7, 2015 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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Sep 21, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Women's Army Auxiliary Corps preceded the Women's Army Corps.
Topics: Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, W.A.A.C., Women's Army Corps, W.A.C., 1942-1943, Army of the United...
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Sep 22, 2015 Herbert Booker
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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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Sep 24, 2015 Herbert Booker
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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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Sep 24, 2015 Herbert Booker
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The description in the box is not correct, this was a New Jersey National Guard distinctive unit insignia, not the Illinois National Guard. I drew the illustration, but someone else mis-identified it! What can I say?
Topics: Illinois National Guard, New Jersey National Guard, Army of the United States, Battery A First New...
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Sep 24, 2015 Herbert Booker
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A U.S. Army shoulder sleeve insignia or a squadron patch work on the shirt or jacket while piloting or serving as a crew member on aircraft.
Topics: United States Army Airborne Command Electronics Board, Army of the United States, United States...
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Sep 25, 2015 Herbert Booker
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A distinctive unit insignia worn by members of the 60th Armored Infantry Battlion.
Topics: 60th Armored Infantry Battalion, Distinctive Unit Insignia, D.U.I., Army of the United States
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Sep 25, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Distinctive unit insignia of the 212th Field Artillery Brigade, U.S. Army.
Topics: Distinctive Unit Insignia, Army of the United States, D.U.I.
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Oct 1, 2015 Herbert Booker
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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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Nov 13, 2015 Herbert Booker
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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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Nov 27, 2015 Herbert Booker
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An early recruiting books produced for navy recruiters describing the benefits such as world travel, army pay day, etc., everything for prospective recruit soldiers.
Topics: Army Recruiter's Booklet, Army of the United States, United States Army, 1813, Recruiting
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Nov 27, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Uniforms and insignia of the Navy of the United States and the Army of the United States in World War One. 
Topics: Navy of the United States, Army of the United States, U.S.N., United States Navy, Navy of the...
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Nov 28, 2015 Herbert Booker
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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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Dec 5, 2015 Herbert Booker
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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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Dec 5, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Soldiers entering the Army of the United States as recruit received one of these booklets which helped familiarize them with what they could and could not do as well as describe the different ranks and the pay scale of soldiers from private to general officer. 
Topics: Army of the United States, United States Army, Rules & Regulations, World War Two, WW2, WWII,...
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Dec 5, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Buttons worn on the uniforms of Union Army soldiers in the U.S. Civil War of 1861-1865.
Topics: Union Army, U.S.Army, Army of the United States, United States Army, U.S.Civil War, The War of...
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Catalogue showing not only boots, shes, leggings as well as the Same Brown belt and other military items. 
Topics: Army, Army of the United States, U.S.A., United States Army, Leather Equipment, Boots, Shoes,...
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Dec 9, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Small booklet with a brown cover and fully illustrated with shoulder sleeve insignia, uniforms, etc.
Topics: A Guide to U.S.Army Insignia, Army of the United States, Second World War, United States Army, WW2,...
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Dec 20, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Henry Alexander Ogden was born in 1856 and died in 1936, he was one of the best, if not the best military artist who painted scenes of the U.S. Army from the American Revolution to 1902, prior to the First World War. These lithographic plate are from 1898 (Plate LXV) to 1902 (Plate XXIII). 
Topics: Army of the United States, Lithographic Plates, Henry Alexander Ogden, 1856-1936, Military Uniform...
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Dec 21, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Illustrations of Army & Navy ranch and rank insignia printed in San Francisco, California in 1917.
Topics: Army & Navy Insignia, Army of the United States, Navy of the United States, United States Army,...