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WWII 180th Infantry Screw Back Distinctive Insignia & Cut Off OD Border 45th Division Patch
Item #: JT182
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A beautiful set of screw back DI's and cut off the uniform 45th Division shoulder patch. DI's are not hallmarked and suffer no damage whatsoever. The SSI is a harder to find OD border, green back variant. In preparation for possible entry into World War II and in response to obvious changes in military doctrine as practiced in the new conflict, the 180th was inducted into federal service on 16 September 1940 at Muskogee to participate in the experimental Louisiana Maneuvers. The 45th Division itself was reorganized and re-designated on 11 February 1942 as 45th Infantry Division. After 511 days of combat in Europe the unit inactivated 2229 November 1945 at Camp Bowie, TX. WWII produced six recipients of the Medal of Honor from the 180th Infantry: 2nd Lieutenant Ernest Childers, Private First Class William Johnston, 1st Lieutenant Jack Montgomery, all for actions in Italy and Captain Jack Treadwell for actions along the Siegfried Line in Germany.
Shipping Weight: 0.8 lb
Your Price $125.00 USD