Exc. Lightly Used WWII Italian-Made Bevo Weave 1st Special Service Force Shoulder Patch
ARTIFACT: This is a Excellent Lightly Used WWII Italian-Made Bevo Weave 1st Special Service Force Shoulder Patch. Also known as the 'Devil's Brigade', it was an elite unit established in 1942 that served with the United States Fifth Army. The 1st Special Service Force was engaged in combat overseas during WWII and fought in the Aleutian Islands, Italy, and southern France before being deactivated in 1944 and received a Congressional Gold Medal in 2013. The red, spearhead shaped patch is done in a Bevo weave and reads: "USA" horizontally across the top and "CANADA" vertically down the center.
VINTAGE: Circa WWII
SIZE: Approximately 2-3/4" x 1-3/8"
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Bevo weave
ITEM NOTES: This is from a US Army collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. TRCJM19 LDGEX01/03/19
CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): The patch shows Lightly Used mostly to edges, overall excellent condition.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.