By Frank C. Foster

Книга entire advisor to usa military entire consultant to usa ArmyКниги Нумизматика, каталоги Автор: Frank C. Foster Год издания: 2004 Формат: pdf Издат.:Medals of the United States Press Страниц: 148 Размер: 24,6 ISBN: 1884452582 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:Features whole complete colour plates of all US military undefined, medals , ribbons, badges, and insignia with all standards. complete colour priority chart for all US military awards and ribbons with units.

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Brick red - 65020 cloth; 67113 yarn; PMS 202. Golden yellow - 65001 cloth; 67104 yarn; PMS 116. During World War I, the personnel of the Motor Transport Corps wore purple piping on overseas caps. In 1919, the Transportation Corps was assigned the colors scarlet piped with green. Under the requirement of an Act of Congress of 1920, these services were combined under the Quartermaster Corps. When the Transportation Corps was established in 1942, the brick red piped with golden yellow was assigned as the branch color.

In 1835, the shell and flame was used on a button for members of the Ordnance Corps and the design had been used in various items worn on the uniform since it was first adopted. The simplicity of the shell and flame harmonizes with the armament of days gone by, while the action it connotes is applicable with equal force to the weapons of today. Branch Plaque: The plaque design has the branch insignia, letters, and rim in gold. The background is crimson. " in gold letters. The regimental insignia for the Ordnance Corps was approved on 25 March 1986.

The Transportation Corps essentially in its present form was organized on 31 July 1942 as a result of the Army reorganization of 1942 and has functioned since then as one of the services. The present Transportation Corps insignia is based on that of the World War I Corps, with shield and ship's wheel added. The winged car wheel is for rail transportation and the Mariner's helm for transport by water. S. highway marker shield is for land transportatiqn. Branch Plaque: The plaque design has the branch insignia, letters, and rim in gold.

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