Original WWII U.S. Soldier’s Invasion Armband From Operation Dragoon “D-Day Southern France” Certified
Original WWII U.S. Soldier’s Invasion Armband From Operation Dragoon “D-Day Southern France” Certified.very scarce Airborne Paratrooper Flag Armband. This type of armband was typically used by U.S. Paratroopers for example in North Africa (1942), during the D-Day invasion in Normandy (June 1944), the invasion of Southern France, and during Operation Market Garden (September 1944). The armband was typically fixed to the uniform jacket arm with a safety pin. This is the third type of Arm flag which was printed as an armband on a kind of sturdy paper stock resembling wall paper. It had punch holes and came with two safety pins. This example was cut out by the Veteran. This type was issued for the Southern France, Holland and Rhine jumps and was worn as an armband or cut or folded and pinned to the sleeve. 509th PIR troopers during Operation Dragoon wore their flags on the left sleeve. There are two variations of this type of armflag, and you will mostly find both described as printed on oilcloth. This is true for the second type, which has a hemmed edge all around, but which is otherwise identical in pattern and size. The veteran wrote on this historic example (see photos) some of it is difficult to read but could be enhanced with strong light. A fantastic piece of WWII U.S. Airborne History. Outstanding WWII U.S. Paratrooper Airborne Armband an Excellent Example Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History . In good but used condition, with veteran writing. If you ever wanted a true WWII used example here’s your chance. 100% guaranteed to be authentic with Museum COA. A piece of WWII Airborne history. Comes in hard plastic case (removable). Don’t miss this!