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The Combat Infantryman Badge


Steve B.
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Found something about the weird screw back CIB (bottom of the picture)

 

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Here is an Italian insignia using the same device! What's your opinion about the Italian origin of the CIB?

 

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Posting these in resonse to a precious thread by Phillip on the finished backs of the CIBs.

The finnish appears to be apllied to the whle badgethen he blue added.

 

From a ID 101st Airborne oficer.Have h discarge as well

 

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Here's a crude sand cast CIB my father picked up in Vietnam. It's hard to imagine anyone would actually wear this.

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Here's a crude sand cast CIB my father picked up in Vietnam. It's hard to imagine anyone would actually wear this.

 

Nice

 

Still has the plastic clutches as well.

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