United States Military insignia,
patches, uniforms and medals
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The single most complete source on United States
military patches. Color plates illustrate and identify more than 2,000 patches and tabs,
from World War II to the present. Promises to become the definitive work on U.S.
Army shoulder sleeve insignia and patches.
The most thorough and easy-to-use guide on
all decorations, medals, badges, and insignia of the Marine Corps, complete with beautiful
color plates. The first book of its type published in the United States.
This new book is a stunning visual history of the Marine Corps as told by its insignia,
military medals, ribbons and badges. This is a complete easy to use guide on the
subject and covers the period from World War II to the present.
It features all the Marine decorations and service medals along with their history and
award criteria. Each medal and ribbon is shown in full color and is identified and
displayed in correct order with all attachments and devices. Included are special
sections on badges as well as how to wear medals, ribbons and insignia; how to claim
medals; how to display awards and detailed information on marksmanship and trophy
badges. There is also information on the Young Marines of the Marine Corps
League. This concise book puts it all together for you and is a must for all
Marines, veterans and collectors.
The most complete guide to all Republic of
Vietnam military and civilian decorations, medals, ribbons, and unit awards, from the
beginning to the fall of the republic. More than 110 medals displayed in full color.
Also includes an illustrated guide to medals of South Vietnamese allies.
Army Heraldic Crests:
A Complete Illustrated History of Authorized Distinctive Unit Insignia
by Barry Stein, P.Capelotti
The most comprehensive book on the subject. Catalogs over 3,000 distinctive insignia, with full-color illustrations, descriptions,
translations of mottos, and other useful information.
Very Valuable! This book was a worthwhile
addition to my library! It is absolutely fascinating! Excellent
reference. Stein, owner of insignia-maker Ira Green Inc. and the author of
"U.S. Army Heraldic Crests", has produced another excellent reference for the
After a brief but useful essay on the history and manufacture of Army patches, the author
proceeds to the heart of the work; the depiction of over 1500 patches in full color, with
accompanying notes giving a brief history and current location of the unit, the design and
wear dates of the emblem, campaign credits and unit decorations. With abbreviations,
glossary, bibliography, and an excellent index, Stein's work will serve as a standard
reference for patch collectors.
Emerson, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel, is the
author of Chevrons, a detailed book on U.S. Army insignia, and a member of many collectors
organizations. This massive reference book is intended for researchers, historians,
collectors, dealers, and curators. It covers insignia and uniforms of the U.S. Army
from 1782 to the present. Before insignia became common, the design of the
uniform was especially important in identifying nationality and branch of service.
Thus, one-third of this book is devoted to the study of uniforms, and two-thirds covers
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United States Military Medals 1939 to Present
Army Air Force and United States Air Force: Decorations, Medals,
Ribbons, Badges and Insignia 1941 to 1947
Medals, Ribbons, Badges and Insignia of the United States Marine Corps: World War II to
Windrow & Greene's Militaria Directory and Sourcebook
Medal Collectors' Companion:
Collecting And Identifying Orders, Medals and Decorations
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