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Collection Edward L. Huff
WVM ID Number V1999.24.290
Object Name Patch, Military
Title Shoulder Sleeve Insignia, 1st Armored Division
Year Range from 1941
Year Range to 1945
Event World War II
Description Shoulder sleeve insignia (SSI), machine-embroidered, triangular-shaped 1st Armored Division patch, with background sectioned off into yellow at the top, blue at the lower left corner and red at the lower right corner, and featuring the depiction of a black cannon, tank tracks, and red lightning bolt in the center and the number "1" in black above. Patch edged in olive drab trim.
History Collected by Sergeant Edward Huff, Ordnance Company, Maintenance Battalion, 1st Marine Division.
Place of Origin United States
Material Cotton and wool