101st Airborne Screaming Eagles patch - white tongue

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101st Airborne patch

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101st Airborne US Division Patch.

Shoulder Sleeve Patch of the 101st Airborne Division nicknamed the "Screaming Eagles".  This unit saw much action during WW2 and has taken part in many actions since, including Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan.

With the motto 'Rendezvous with Destiny', one of the 101st Division's most famous battles was at Bastogne, Belgium, during the Ardennes Offensive. The German Military had the town surrounded. With the cold weather, low ammunition, and low rations, the 101st and a small number of the 10th Armoured Division, held off wave after wave of attacks to take the town. When the German commander Heinrich Freiherr Von Lüttwitz requested the American's surrender the Town of Bastogne, General Anthony McAuliffe (Acting Commander of the 101st) famously sent the following reply;

'To the German Commander.

NUTS!

The American Commander'

The town was never surrendered, and eventually the German lines were broken, ending the Siege.

The 101st Airborne have been depicted in Films such as 'Saving Private Ryan' and the TV Series 'Band of Brothers'.

This badge depicts the 'Screaming Eagle' with a white tongue and has the word 'AIRBORNE' embroidered above in yellow thread.

Perfect for your 101st Paratrooper impression!

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