WWII Alaska Command Patch
A WWII Alaska Command Patch, removed from uniform with age and service wear.
Military construction in Alaska accelerated in 1940 as the world prepared for another great war. Ladd Field, near Fairbanks, was built as a cold-weather test station and Fort Richardson, named for Wilds P. Richardson, was built near Anchorage. Colonel Simon B. Buckner assumed command of th... read more
WWII US Army 12th Army Group Patch
A USA 12th Army Group patch in near mint condition.
Measures 2 1/2" x 2"
The Twelfth United States Army Group was the largest and most powerful United States Army formation ever to take to the field, commanding four field armies at its peak in 1945: First United States Army, Third United States Army, Ninth United States Army and Fifteenth United Sta... read more
WWII US Army Second Army Group Patch
A Second Army Group patch in good condition, removed from uniform.
Measures2 1/2" x 2"
Second Army earned distinction as a training army during World War II, preparing nearly one million men to fight. The U.S. Army activated a new Second Army in October 1933, with headquarters at Chicago, Illinois, as one of four field armies that would help mobilize forces... read more