The 101st Airborne Division is arguably the most famous American unit since World War II. Films, series and books salute the courage of these soldiers and any relic of this unit has become a collector's item. This guide proposes to recognize nearly sixty variations of badges worn on their combat vests. Its purpose is to help amateurs identify the models presented to them. Collectors will learn to distinguish between copies and original badges, thus avoiding any bad acquisition.
The 101st Airborne Division is found among the fiercest outfit the US Army has held ever since World War II. Countless movies, series and books have glorified their courage for decades and any relics related to that division is treasured. This guide proposes an approach so as to recognize almost sixty different patches that were worn on combat jackets. It will help patch collectors to identify the types they will be proposed. Collectors will then be able to tell a copy from an original and dodge what may seem to be a bargain.