Here it is!!
Simply one of the BEST and rarest references for WW1 patches, medals and insigniaever published!
This is the highly sought after originalDecember, 1919National Geographic magazinethat shows:
151 color images of all the types of United States military medals that were issued during World War 1andall ofthe Army Divisional patches and insignia for divisions that took part in World War One!
Unit insignia are listed/shown for the following units:
First Army, Second Army, Third Army, 1st Division, 2nd Division, 3rd Division, 4th Division, 5th Division, 6th Division, 7th Division, 8th Division, 10th Division, 11th Division, 12th Division, 13th Division, 14th Division, 18th Division, 26th Division, 27th Division, 28th Division, 29th Division, 30th Division, 31st Division, 32nd Division, 33rd Division, 34th Division, 35th Division 36th Division, 37th Division, 38th Division, 39th Division, 40th Division, 41st Division, 42nd Division, 76th Division, 77th Division, 78th Division, 79th Division, 80th Division, 81st Division, 82nd Division, 83rd Division, 84th Division, 85th Division, 86th Division, 87th Division, 88th Division, 89th Division, 90th Division, 91st Division, 92nd Division, 93rd Division, 1st Corps, 2nd Corps, 3rd Corps, 4th Corps, 5th Corps, 6th Corps, 7th Corps, 8th Corps, 9th Corps, 2nd Corps School, 3rd Corps School, Ambulance Service, Advance Section Service of Supply, Tank Corps, District of Paris, Liaison Service, Postal Express Service, Army Artillery School, North Russia Expedition, Camp Pontanezen, Reserve mallet, 13th Engineers, Chemical Warfare Service, Central Records Office, Camouflage Corps, Railway Artillery Reserve, Railheads Regulating Stations, General Headquarters and Service of Supply.
This issue goes on to give an overview of each unit! Here’s a typical example:
“The Eighty-Third Division was formed of men from Ohio and West Virginia and was stationed at Camp Sherman, Ohio. It went to France in June, 1918, and was a depot division at Le Mans, sending 193,221 replacements to the front. One regiment, the Thirty-third, served in Italy and was in the battle of Vittorio-Veneto. The insignia consists of the letters of Ohio in monogram.”
The medals and decorations section gives color pictures of medals including: Congressional Medal of Honor, Certificate of Merit, Distinguished Service Cross, Distinguished Service Medal, Puerto Rico Occupation Medal, Civil War Campaign Medal, Indian Campaign Medal, Spanish Campaign Medal, Cuban Occupation Medal, Philippine Occupation medal, Congressional Philippine Medal, Spanish American War Medal, Cuban Pacification Medal, China Relief Expedition Medal, Mexican Border Service Medal, Mexican Campaign Medal, Life Saving 1st Class Medal, Life Saving 2nd Class Medal, Navy Cross, U.S. Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Good Conduct Medal, Sampson Medal, Dewey Medal, Nicaraguan Campaign Medal and Haitian Campaign Medal.
This issue goes on to give an overview of each Medal! Here’s a typical example:
“The Navy Cross is a personal decoration established by Congress in February, 1919, and can be awarded to any one in the naval service who distinguishes himself by extraordinary heroism or other distinguished service not justifying the award of the Medal of Honor or the Distinguished Service Medal. It was designed by the sculptor, Mr. J. E. Fraser, of New York City.”
Considering that this magazine is 90+ years old, this copy is invery goodcondition withspine wear/loss at both ends and pencil markings on the front cover.The pages have bright colors of the patches and medals and no rips, tears or “dog ears.”
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Theseissues combine to make arguably the best reference source for World War 1and 2 patches, medals and insignia available!!!
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