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Shoulder patch

Object Number: 
INV.7431b
Date: 
1941-1945
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/4 x 3 x 1/8 in. ( 8.3 x 7.6 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
Red cotton patch; embroidered with yellow eagle perched over machine gun and Islamic-style castle or mosque.
Gallery Label: 
This patch was worn by a member of the Navy Amphibious Landing Force on the left sleeve of his jacket during World War II.
Credit Line: 
Gift of John H. Merscher
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group