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World War II, England. FE. Fig. AI. 134. World War II, England. Silk screened on oil cloth. 46 Armies Figs. l36. World War II. ME on twill. Fig. l3S. Post World War II, Germany. HE. Fig. 137. Post World War II, Germany. FE. l40. Post World War II, Japan. FE. Shortly after World War 1I the design 01' the I" Army patch was changed to a white and red scheme. The example on the left shows the proper configuration, and the example on the right is an error with the colors reversed. Fig. 139. Post World War ll, Japan.

Fig. 1l2. Interwar. I" Army Infantry. Felt on wool. Fig. 1l3. Interwar. I" Army Infantry. ME on wool. 41 United States Army Shoulder Patches and Related Insignia Fig. 114. lnterwar. I" Army Medical. ME on wool. Fig. llS. Interwar. I" Army Medical. ME on wool. Fig. lJ6. Interwar/World War II. I" Army Medical. FE. Fig. 1l7. Interwar. 1'1 Army Military Police. Felt on twill. 42 Armies Fig. ll8. Interwar. I" Army Military Police. ME on wool. Fig. 1l9. Interwar/World War II. I" Army Military Police.

LOl. Interwar/World War II. I" Army Aviation. FE. Fig. 102. Interwar. I" Army Aviation. Felt on officer's dark OD wool elastique. It is believed that this patch is for aviation. Under close examination the hue of the red is a red-orange. The black may have been substituted for ultramarine blue for ease of manufacture. Fig. 103. Interwar. I" Army Cavalry. All felt construction. Fig. 104. Interwar. I" Army Chemical Warfare. Felt on tropical worsted wool. 39 United States Army Shoulder Patches and Related Insignia Fig.

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