Collectors of the American Airborne's cap badges know how vast this collection is given all the variations that have been identified. This, not to mention the copies that are flooding the market ... This guide is an essential tool to identify the badges you want to buy or help you recognize a copy of an original with practical tips. This book features 119 different badges: infantry, artillery, medics, engineers, early types, regulatory and non-regulatory models for officers and non-commissioned members, made by the United States, Great Britain, Italy, Germany and even Japan! Discover the largest collection ever assembled as well as vintage illustrations showing these badges.
U.S. airborne cap patches collectors know how large this collection can be given all variants the have been gathered. This is not mentioning the replicas that have been made for years now ... A guide through this very interesting collection is a definite tool so as to identify the patches you are about to buy or help tell copies from original patches thanks to practical tips. This book displays some 119 different patches, be it infantry, artillery, medic, engineer, early types, regulation and non-regulation types, officer and enlisted man’s patches, made by the U.S., Great Britain, Italy, Germany, and even Japan! Discover a never-seen-before collection backed with WWII-era pictures that feature the patches.