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101st Airborne parrot beak?

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Folks,

I believe this is what is termed a "parrot beak" type patch? Is there any further info as to when they were mad, WW2 or later?

Thanks,

 

CB

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We tend to call this variety a "lumpy head" and consider this to date to the era after WWII when the 101st was a training division and not Airborne.

 

Allan


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hmm. What I understood as the lumpy head patch is slightly different from this, and yes, the base material is a very dark blue. Are lumpy heads and parrot beaks the same?

 

CB

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Doing some further research here on the forum seems to confirm that this is not the "lumpy head", but rather the "parrot beak". Can someone please clarify this?

Thanks,

CB

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If you do research on the forum why not post links to said threads?


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1 hour ago, ocsfollowme said:

If you do research on the forum why not post links to said threads?

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Also Allan is one of the best airborne references alive


-Steve

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11 hours ago, ocsfollowme said:

Also Allan is one of the best airborne references alive

Steve, you are far too kind. Thanks!

 

CB,

 

Take a look at this thread-

A "parrot beak" and a "lumpy head" are the same patch. Bando calls it at Type 15 I believe. Here is a link to Bando's site which will take you right to his "Eagle Patch Corner.": https://www.101airborneww2.com/eaglepatchcorner.html

 

Allan


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Thanks for that. This patch had me very confused!

 

CB

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