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Souvenirs - Patches




Combat Fisherman - Can anyone shed any light on this one?


Image courtesy of Mike O'Neil

Short Timer's Patch - note Cav trooper's "Stetson" hat!

Cobra Gun Pilot Design Cut Right out of the sleeve of a "party suit"

Dedicated to site contributor Thomas "Cav Belt" Butz

2 examples of the many post-war patches made for wear by veteran's and supporters


Oversize Air Cav novelty patch with humorous snoopy motif and legend "On the Seventh Day the Lord rested but Snoopy and the Cav Flew!


One of many novelty patches produced for wear on "Party Suits" and various souvenir clothing


"VC Hunting Club" patch variant
Image courtesy of Doug Kibbey

Note the Viet Cong Solider has a Tail!




Party Suit Patch

Participant patches

Image courtesy of John Jones

Image courtesy of John Jones



Jolly Green" patch worn by rescue crews as well as those rescued by Jolly green when the "Recued By" tab is added.


US flag intricately machine embroidered in Vietnamese tailor shop.


I wore these on off duty on my sleveless fatigure shirt.
Image courtesy of Vern Gregory

Image courtesy of Gunnar Schalin

Image courtesy of Gunnar Schalin

Image courtesy of Gunnar Schalin

World Class Screwing?


Nobody got more exposure them Snoopy


"River Rats" were USAF Pilots who flew north of the Mekong river.


"Yankee Air Pirate" was a name any good USAF pilot earned proudly in Vietnam. The term was originally coined by a North Vietnamese radio propagandist but was received so well - it turned up on patches, hats, etc. throughout the war.


Some Novelty patches get right to the point!








The only 1st Aviation Brigade patch, forward facing, for right shoulder combat unit patch I have ever seen.
Image courtesy of Forrest L. Webb

Thailand sleeve flag as worn on "Party Suits" and souvenir jackets


"Old Glory" was a popular insignia for flight jackets, shirts, hats & "Party Suits"


Image courtesy of John Jones

Marine Corps novelty patch
Image courtesy of John Jones



Image courtesy of John Jones

 

 

Image courtesy of C.W. Blount

Image courtesy of C.W. Blount

Image courtesy of C.W. Blount

Image courtesy of C.W. Blount

Custom made patch still on the helmet bag! Image courtesy of Don Callison Warwagon 14, D/3/5 Cav


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