Extremely Rare 1945-46 USAAF 509th Composite Squadron Patch Worn Upon Return to Roswell AFB
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Extremely Rare 1945-46 USAAF 509th Composite Squadron Patch Worn Upon Return to Roswell AFB

Code: afsq20509cs-CON


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ARTIFACT: This is an extremely rare circa 1945-1946 United States Army Air Forces 509th Composite Group patch worn when the unit returned to the United States and was stationed at Roswell Air Force Base, New Mexico. The 509th is primarily known for its deployment of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The patch is fully embroidered shows lightning bolts and an atomic symbol beneath a mushroom cloud.

VINTAGE: Circa 1945-1946.

SIZE: Approximately 4-15/16" in height and 4-13/16" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Fully embroidered in cotton/silk threads.

ATTACHMENT: None.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a WWII USAAF 509th Composite Group patch collection that we will be listing more of over the next few months. CON-RLB-VAJJX14 (4/91) LABGEX4/14 SABGEX07/22/19

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The patch shows only very light wear.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.