WWII US Army MDW Patch

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Original World War Two US Army Military District of Washington Shoulder Sleeve Insignia Patch.

The functions of the organization are indicated by the double-handed sword, symbolic of protection, over the Washington Monument, representing the area concerned. The blue represents the Navy and the Infantry; the scarlet the Field Artillery, Coast Artillery and Engineers, and the green and gold the Military Police. The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally approved for Military District of Washington on 1942-09-26. 

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