AMERICAN 101st. AIRBORNE DIVISION SLEEVE INSIGNIA PATCH 2 PIECE VERSION
This patch was worn by the American 101st airborne. This is the 2 piece version were the tab and patch are separate. Nice high-quality copy
Combat Service Identification Badge.
The 101st was also known as the screaming eagles as their mascot was the Bald Eagle. The Screaming Eagles were a light infantry division that specialized in air assault. During WWII the 101st battled in Normandy leading the way on D-Day with their pre-landing drops. Also during Operations Market Garden, Battle of the Bulge and Alsace. In later years they fought in many wars from the Korean to Vietnam and the Desert Wars.