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Posted 22 December 2017 - 06:50 PM

Lets more of these 20s-30s, and I guess PRE Dec 7 DIs. It will be a tuffy, but fun, just like the Post The Patch Type Crest Being Worn topic, never thought that would go to those many pages, 10 Pages now to date  :D .



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Posted 27 December 2017 - 06:09 AM

121st Infantry Regiment 30th Infantry Division of the Georgia National Guard from 1939. The 121st Old Grey Bonnet Regiment has mirror image DUIs.

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Posted 27 December 2017 - 06:14 AM

Regimental and Company C commanders of the 140th Infantry Regiment 35th Infantry Division of the Missouri National Guard from 1939.

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Posted 27 December 2017 - 06:48 AM

110th Engineer Regiment 35th Infantry Division of the Missouri National Guard from 1939.

 

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Posted 27 December 2017 - 02:08 PM

175th Infantry Regiment of the 29th Infantry Division around 1939.

 

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Posted 28 December 2017 - 08:41 PM

Ah yes, Col Harry S. Truman when he was CO of the 379th Field Artillery Regiment 102nd Division, too bad we can't see if Harry is wearing an Ozark Division patch, Truman was in the NG pre and during WWI, but switches for whatever reason to the Reserves post WWI.

 

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Posted 29 December 2017 - 07:01 AM

A 2nd Cav Trooper circa 1939-40.

 

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Posted 29 December 2017 - 02:21 PM

1st Infantry Regiment DUIs worn by a member of the 2nd Infantry Division. the 1st Infantry was assigned to the 2nd Division from 1921 to 1939. 

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Posted 29 December 2017 - 07:15 PM

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2nd Lieutenant Maximiano Saqui Janairo 14th Engineer (PS), Philippine Division circa 1931, Maximiano Saqui Janairo was West Point 1930.

 

Highlights of his career.

  • Chief engineer with the Philippine Army in 1941
  • Captured by the Japanese in April 1942
  • Survived the Bataan Death March
  • Prisoner of War in Camp O’Donnell
  • Escaped while being transferred to a hospital for malaria and dysentery
  • Joined the guerrilla units fighting the Japanese occupation
  • Served in Korea during the Korean War
  • Served with NATO in Paris
  • Retired as a colonel, stationed at the engineer school at Fort Belvoir
  • Awarded Leigon of Merit “for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States from 8 December 1941 to 9 April 1942”

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Posted 29 December 2017 - 07:27 PM

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And one more from the PI, a Coast artilleryman of the 92nd Coast Artillery (PS) Philippine Department mid 1930s.



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Posted 13 January 2018 - 06:24 PM

Two officers of 158th FA Regt, 45th Div late 30s. (photo from Patches in Action Topic, but a must add here).

 

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Posted 13 January 2018 - 06:31 PM

And the 103rd FA Regt. 43rd Division.

 

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Posted 25 January 2018 - 07:16 AM

31st Infantry Regiment

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Posted 21 February 2018 - 05:22 AM

Coast Artillery School

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Posted 21 February 2018 - 10:06 PM

An officer of the 169th Infantry, 43rd Division.

 

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Posted 19 March 2018 - 04:46 AM

60th Coast Artillery Corps Regiment. The unit guarded Manila Bay. 

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Posted 21 March 2018 - 04:40 AM

26th Cavalry Regiment (Philippine Scouts)

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Posted 21 March 2018 - 04:42 AM

24th Field Artillery

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Posted 04 April 2018 - 05:22 AM

This may actually be from 1940, but it's a great shot of some salty NCO's of the 7th Infantry Regiment with lots of service under their belts.

 

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Posted 04 April 2018 - 09:04 AM

Col. Earle L. Lewis served as the commander of the 109th Engineer Regiment from its founding in 1923 until his death on 17 September 1941. Col. Lewis suffered a fatal stroke during the famed Louisiana Maneuvers, the series of war games that tested the organizational structure and fighting capabilities of National Guard and regular Army units prior to their World War II deployment, mostly to the European theater. COL Lewis joined the South Dakota National Guard in 1903 and saw duty along the Mexican border and in Europe during World War I. The 109th was first established as a battalion of engineers in 1921, with then Maj. Lewis in command. By 1923 the Army authorized expansion of the 109th to a full regiment.

 

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Posted 08 April 2018 - 07:49 PM

A gem of a Find, the Great Marty Maher of West Point in the late 1920s wearing the United States Military Academy DI's in the original spot behind the collar discs. by the light color of the shield it may be Yellow, though the photo development as in those days might be playing havoc with us again as we've seen in the past, and the color may be Blue or Black.

 

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Posted 09 April 2018 - 04:14 AM

Here's another one of the U.S. Military Academy probably from the 1920's.

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Posted 19 April 2018 - 08:12 PM

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This a still from a 1927 film called Rookies, we see a DI behind the discs as was worn in the very beginning, even on the old choaker collar coats before the new M1926's came out. Believe this is a 3rd Division patch seen on these guys, but very hard to make out, as is the DI which we clearly see, perhaps a 38th Infantry??? or perhaps one entirely not associated with the 3rd Division???. In any event a great period view of the way these were worn in the beginning in the mid 1920s.

 

 

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Posted 19 April 2018 - 08:24 PM

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A Soldier of the 14th Infantry, circa 1926-27 see entire topic for the low down.

 

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Posted 29 April 2018 - 08:56 PM

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5th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division late 1920s, note the flat sold gilt cap device and collar discs, and there we go again with the marksmanship badge not centered on the pocket flap, seems to have the common spot in so many cases right, as was the pinning above the flap where the ribbons would be (Foto posted by another member before, Forgot who :()


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