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#1 carrabassett

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Posted 06 April 2018 - 06:23 AM

Picked this up today with a bunch of WW2 web gear and was wondering if anyone knew what the stenciled symbol meant? Almost looks like a V for victory. Appears to have been the property of a Lt. Col that made 'full bird' as the Lt. has been inked out. Any help would would be appreciated! Thanks,

Jim

 

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#2 carrabassett

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Posted 06 April 2018 - 06:24 AM

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Posted 06 April 2018 - 06:19 PM

I agree that the V is for victory. And it's done in Morse code as well. Dot dot dot dash.

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Posted 06 April 2018 - 07:21 PM

Yeah I second RobinB's comment that it is a V for victory done in Morse code, with the code arranged into the shape of a letter 'V'.



#5 ArchangelDM

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Posted 06 April 2018 - 10:05 PM

What a brilliant item !

Never seen that before

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Posted 16 April 2018 - 10:29 AM

I wonder what the tick marks around it mean.



#7 manayunkman

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Posted 16 April 2018 - 01:10 PM

This looks like a patriotic symbol.

 

Victory is surrounded by a fort of artillery ready to burst out.

 

If ever captured it's a prophetic message to the enemy.

 

And I'm probably reading way too much into it.

 

Regardless it's awesome and I hope you can find out something about this officer. 



#8 carrabassett

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Posted 16 April 2018 - 01:38 PM

Thanks for the comments! Unfortunately, I haven't been able to locate anything about the officer.



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Posted 16 April 2018 - 07:37 PM

This looks like a patriotic symbol.

 

Victory is surrounded by a fort of artillery ready to burst out.

 

If ever captured it's a prophetic message to the enemy.

 

And I'm probably reading way too much into it.

 

Regardless it's awesome and I hope you can find out something about this officer. 

That's what I was kinda thinking,  Cannons emanating outward in a 360, taking on all comers for the final Victory.




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