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#1 trenchbuff

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Posted 08 July 2019 - 08:54 AM

Maybe a beginner's question but when did the Marine Corps go from the wool chevron to the embroidered ones on the green uniform?  Could you expect to this style on a WW2 period jacket?

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#2 ww2marine

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Posted 08 July 2019 - 10:25 AM

Not sure what the exact date on these were but you do see these on many late war Marine's uniforms. Guys getting out in late '45 to early '46. I believe these were used through the Korean war era too. Here are some 6th division uniforms in my collection that have the same chevrons.

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Posted 08 July 2019 - 10:57 AM

I've only got 2 but my 1941-1942 quartermaster jacket has the wool and my 1944-1945 quartermaster has the nylon



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Posted 08 July 2019 - 12:29 PM

Thank you gentlemen!



#5 SgtMaddoxUSMC

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Posted 09 July 2019 - 01:09 PM

This chevron is known as the Bevo weave style and was used later in WW2 and continued to see use through Korea.


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Posted 09 July 2019 - 01:27 PM

This chevron is known as the Bevo weave style and was used later in WW2 and continued to see use through Korea.

 

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