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Original U.S. WWII Military Unit Patched Souvenir Wool Army Blanket - 161 Patches

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Item Description

Original Item: One-Of-A-Kind. This is an incredible example of a soldier’s “souvenir” blanket. All 161 patches were hand stitched and was meant to be a reminder of service during WWII. Many GIs returning home brought home souvenirs such as battlefield finds, edged weapons, helmets, uniform items, rifles and so on. Some soldiers collected patches from various units and would stitch them on curtains, clothing, hats and in this case, US Army regulation wool blankets.

There are 161 total patches featured on this blanket which measures 72” x 57”.

Some Of The Unit Patches Featured:

Various Army Air Corps Patches
1st Armored Division
6th Infantry Division
7th Infantry Division
90th Infantry Division
25th Infantry Division
11th Airborne Division
36th Infantry Division
69th Infantry Division

And many, many more. This is a wonderful one-of-a-kind item full of 161 original patches from famous units during WWII.

Comes ready to display!

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