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WWII US Army 70th Tank Battalion Theater Made DI's By L. Christian Lauer of Nürnberg
Item #: VF1432
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Beautiful set of theater made DI's or Distinctive Insignia by L. Christian Lauer of Nürnberg and made during the occupation. Constituted as the 70th Tank Battalion in July 1940, an independent tank battalion intended to provide close support to infantry units. In this role, it saw action in the Mediterranean and European Theater of Operations, making assault landings and fighting with the 9th Infantry Division in North Africa, and with the 1st Infantry Division in Sicily. The battalion supported the 4th Infantry Division on Utah Beach during the D-Day landings in France, and fought with the 4th Infantry Division through the remainder of World War II.
Shipping Weight: 0.8 lb
Your Price $150.00 USD