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Korean War 101st Airborne / 5th RCT Grouping

Korean War 101st Airborne / 5th RCT Grouping

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  • Model: 3958
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This is a very interesting grouping from the Korean war. Two brothers joined the service; one in the army and one in the navy. The brother in the army trained with the 101st Airborne D-Battery, 81st F.A. and then moved to the 5th Infantry RCT. The grouping consists of the following items:

1. Picture of the soldier. Named.

2. Newspaper clipping telling the story of two brothers in the service.

3. 101st Airborne group rectangular photo. D-Battery, 81st F.A. Complete with cardboard storage tube. The lower section of the photographs identifies the unit. The commanding officer was Captain Orrin McLaughlin.

4. London play programme of "Arsenic and old lace". Interesting advertisements found inside the publication.

5. US Army Expert qualification badge with four clasps: Expert, Rifle, Hand grenade and Carbine. Theater made.

6. Four medal ribbons:
a) Presidential unit citation,
b) Korean Presidential unit citation,
c) European African Middle Eastern Campaign and American Campaign. These are the early version with plastic covers. British made.

7. Early construction of the 5th Infantry Regiment Unit Crest (I'll Try Sir) matching distinctive unit insignia. Two piece design with a screw type lock. High quality construction.

The display case is not included.

Location: Case Q