By William Keller; Kurt Keller

Starting within the Civil warfare, the U.S. military sought to discover a good procedure to differentiate troops from diverse devices. within the ultimate days of worldwide battle I, it ultimately arrived at a pragmatic and fascinating resolution with the adoption of the shoulder patch o

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World War 1. ]" Army, 3cd Pioneer Infantry Regiment. ME on felt. Fig. 78. World War 1. ]" Army Ammunition Train. Wool]" Army with felt color section. Fig. 79. World War 1. I" Army, 59 'h Ammunition Train. Felt on wool. 32 Armies Fig. Al. 77. World War I. I" Army, 3'" Pioneer Infantry Regiment. Pfc. Olson's ME on felt patch on his cotton tunic. This patch is the same style as in Fig. 75 but with the background material removed. Fig. 76. World War I. Pfc. Charles W. Olson of Company A, 3'" Pioneer Infantry Regiment.

9. World War I. 2"d Army Engineers. ME on wool. Fig. 1l. World WaJ'J. Alternate design 2"d Army Engineers. Felt on wool with HE castle. 52 Armies Fig. 12. World War I. Alternate design 2"" Army, 4'" Corps. Liberty Loan. Fig. J4. Interwar/World War II. ME on felt. Fig. 13. Interwar. ME on wool. Figs. 16. World War II. ME on khaki twill. 53 United States Army Shoulder Patches and Related Insignia Fig. 17. World War II. ME on olive drab twill. Fig. 18. World War II. ME on herring bone twill. Fig. 19.

Fig. 93. Interwar. Receipt from the Rosenfeld Uniform Company of Boston, dated February 4, 194 I, for the patches in Figs. 92. Figs. 92. Interwar. I" Army Artillery. ME on felt with felt color panel. 37 United States Army Shoulder Patches and Related Insignia Fig. 97. World War ll/Post World War II. I" Army Artillery. US made FE patch with added hand embroidered color panel and border. Fig. 94. World War II. I" Army Artillery. FE patch with added satin panel. Fig. 95. Post World War II, Germany.

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