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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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- Herbert Booker
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Mexican army insignia
Topics: Republica de Mexico, Estado Unido Mexicano, Mexico, Mexican Insignia, Insignia, Uniforms, Uniformes
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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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Rank insignia of F.A.R. (Fuerza Armadas Revolucionaria) Cuba in 1982.
Topics: Fuerza Armadas Revolucionaria, F.A.R., Cuba, Insignia, Cuban, 1982, Republica de Cuba, Uniformes
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- Herbert Booker
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Eire Army Insignia. Irish military badges.
Topics: Eire, Ireland, Irish Army, Uniforms, Insignia
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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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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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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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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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P.T.Boat Squadron Insignia worn by naval personnel aboard Patrol Torpedo Boats like the skipper, Lieutenant John Fitzgerald Kennedy would have worn on PT-109 in the Second World War in the South Pacific theater.
Topics: Lieutenant John F. Kennedy, PT-109, Patrol Torpedo Boat Squadron Insignia, P.T.Boats, Insignia,...
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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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Cloth patches
Topics: Navy of the United States, United States Navy, Line Petty Officer, Insignia, Rates, Ratings
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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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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 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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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
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A sixty-three book about uniforms and insignia of the United States Armed Forces in World War Two.
Topics: Insignia of the services, United States Air Corps, United States Air Force, United States Army,...
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Photographs and drawings of soldiers past and present in the Lebanon Ground Forces.
Topics: Lebanon Ground Forces, Uniforms and Insignia, Lebanon Soldiers
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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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Rank insignia worn on the lower sleeves for officers and upon the upper sleeves near the shoulder by non-commissioned officers and privates in the army of Portugal. The Portuguese Army coat-of-arms is also shown!
Topics: Portuguese Army Rank Insignia, Army of Portugal, Rank Insignia, Field Marshal, General, Lieutenant...
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Beautifully designed postage stamps of Israel.
Topics: Israel Defence Force, Air Force, Army, Navy, Insignia, Coins, Stamps, Postage, Israeli
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Cloth and metal insignia worn on the shoulder sleeve and possibly on the pocket of the uniform to show which arm or branch the wearer is posted.
Topics: Beirut Lebanon, Lebanon Air Force, Lebanon Ground Forces, Lebanon Navy, Shoulder Sleeve Insignia,...
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Framed sets of cap and collar badges of the Indian and Pakistani armies.
Topics: India, Pakistan, Badges, Insignia, Army, Armies
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The United States Army created a make-believe enemy for training purposes. They wore cotton summer khaki uniforms dyed green and made up ranks as shown with major's gold oakleaves, crossed cavalry swords, etc. An M-1 helmet liner with a shaped piece wood attached to the top to change its appearance. Years later Aggessor Forces wore Soviet style collar and epaulet insignia. 
Topics: Agressor Forces, Defense Aggressor, Uniforms and Insignia, Insignia and Uniforms, Army
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A.C.A. insignia and uniforms.
Topics: Air Cadets of America, A.C.A., Uniforms, Insignia
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Equipment, insignia, uniforms and weapons of the Army of Argentina in the Second World War.
Topics: Argentina, Army of Argentina, Insignia, WW2, World War Two, Second World War, Ejercito de...
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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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Illustrations and descriptions of the uniforms and insignia worn by personnel of the Saint John Ambulance Brigade in the United Kingdom and the British Commonwealth, 
Topics: St.John Ambulance Brigade, S.J.A.B., United Kingdom, London England, Uniforms, Insignia, Ranks,...
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A Khaki covered cork lined pith helmet worn by marines during the summer in the States and year around in the South Pacific Theater of War when not wearing an M-1 steel helmet or other headgear. A darkened bronze anchor, eagle and globe ornament worn on the front.
Topics: United States Marines, U.S.M.C., U.S. Marines, Pith Helmet, World War Two, Second World War,...
Regulations Governing the Uniforms of the United States Navy in 1841.
Topics: Uniforms, Insignia, Sword and Scabbard, Sword Belt, United States Mavy, Navy of the United States,...
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A black rectangle with a white pick-ax embedded in German stahlhelm insignia used by the United States Army 308th Engineers in France on the Western Front. 
Topics: Stahlhelm, German Helmet, Pick-Ax, Insignia, United States Army Expeditionary Force, A.E.F., Army...
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811th Engineer Battalion distinctive unit insignia.
Topics: United States Army, Engineer Corps, 811th Engineer Battalion, D.U.I., Distinctive Unit Insignia
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Soft-cover insignia books, many out-of-print. 
Topics: Index of Drawings, Insignia of America's Little Known Seafarers, Military Uniforms, Specialty and...
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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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A small catalogue with half-tone photographs of civil, military and naval insignia in 1898, Philadelphia
Topics: BB&B, Bailey-Biddle & Banks Co., Catalogue, Insignia, Medals
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Rank insignia of officers and other ranks in the Swedish Coast Artillery
Topics: Sweden, Swedish Coast Artillery, Insignia, Rank Insignia
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Distinctive unit insignia of the South Carolina Army National Guard's 118th Infantry Regiment in North Charleston, South Carolina.
Topics: South Carolina Army National Guard, SC ARNG, 118th Infantry Regiment, Distinctive Unit Insignia,...
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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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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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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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A small metal stamped and enameled distinctive unit insignia worn by soldiers on their epaulet.
Topics: Mississippi Army National Guard, 61st Infantry Brigade, United States Army, Insignia
The by-laws and constitution of the National Society of the Children of the American Revolution with image of their medal and descriptions of same.
Topics: National Society of the Children of the American Revolution, United States of America, American...
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Fred Harvey Restaurants provided this ephemera complimentary to the patrons which showed the insignia of the Air Corps, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps and the Navy of the United States in the Second World War.
Topics: Fred Harvey Restaurants, Air Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, Navy, Insignia, Map,...
Naval uniform regulations for the uniform of officers, but not for the seamen and petty officers.
Topics: Navy of the United States, Regulations Governing the Uniform of Commissioned Officer of the Navy of...
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Bureau of Insular Affairs winged bundle of arrows insignia. The B.I.A. was under a Major General in the United States Army. 
Topics: Division of Customs, Bureau of Insular Affairs, B.I.A., Winged Bundle of Arrows Branch Insignia,...
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United States Coast & Geodetic Survey branch and rank insignia in 1917.
Topics: USC&GS, U.S.C.& G.S., United States Coast & Geodetic Survey, Insignia, Rank, Uniform
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In 1948 the United States Army issued smaller chevrons to their enlisted personnel, they were reduced from 3-1/2" to 2-inches in width. Combat soldiers wore blue chevrons on yellow while non-combat troops wore yellow on blue. Needless to say many did not like the whole arrangement and in 1951 during the Korean War of 1951-1953, they reverted to their earlier wider chevrons which did not differentiate between combat and non-combat enlisted ranks. 
Topics: Mamie Eisenhower Stripes, Mamir Eisenhower Chevrons, Chevrons, Non-Combat Chevrons, Combat...
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Insignia of the Army of the United States and the Navy of the United States in the Great War of 1914-1918.
Topics: Insignia, Army Insignia, Navy Insignia
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Evolution of United States Navy cuffs and collars from 1841 to 1948 when finally they remained the same afterward. Ranks of enlisted men was shown on the cuffs with one to three stripes, usually and one to three stripes on the collar if any, some with and some without added stars. Often cuffs and collars were worn and later approved through orders. 
Topics: Navy of the United States, United States Navy, Navy collars, Navy cuffs, Insignia, Insigne, Seaman,...
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Special chevrons for the Sergeant Major of the California State Military Reserve showing a California grizzly bear instead of a star or a star in a wreath. 
Topics: Sergeant Major of the California State Military Reserve, State Guard, National Guard Reserve, State...
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Unofficial cloth patches displaying a flying bee armed with a Thompson sub-machine-gun and working tools worn by members of the Construction Battalion, also referred to as SeaBees!
Topics: C.B., Construction Battalion, SeaBee, Seabees, Shoulder Sleeve Insignia, Insignia, WW2, World War...
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Mexican Army branch insignia worn by the soldiers to show their military occupational specialty, i.e., armoured, artillery, band, cavalry, military police, etc. Worn on the coat lapels and shirt collars. 
Topics: Ejercito de Mexico, Republica de Mexico, Estado Unidos Mexicanos, Insignia Militares, Artilleria,...
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Rank marks and insignia of commissioned and warrant officers and enlisted personnel of the United States Coast Guard.
Topics: United States Coast Guard, U.S.C.G. Rank Marks, U.S.C.G. Insignia, Admiral, Vice Admiral, Rear...
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Shell Oil Company published this patriotic paper ephemera that showed civilians not familiar with the medals and ribbons awarded to Coast Guardsmen, Marine, Sailors and Soldiers in the Second World War.
Topics: Medals, Ribbons, Medal of Honor, Silver Star Medal, Bronze Star Medal, U.S.Coast Guard, U.S.Army,...
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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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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,...