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WWII US Army 24th Corps Patch

WWII US Army 24th Corps Patch

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  • Model: 22127
  • Shipping Weight: 0.1lbs

DESCRIPTION

  • In very good condition
  • Cut-edge construction
  • Activated on April 8th 1944
  • This is an original WWII patch

    This is a US Army 24th Corps patch. In very good condition. Cut-edge construction.

    XXIV Corps (24th Corps) was a U.S. Army Corps-level command during World War II and the Vietnam War.

    XXIV Corps was activated at Fort Shafter, Hawaii, on April 8, 1944. It participated in the invasion of Leyte in the Philippine Islands on October 20, 1944, with the 7th Infantry Division and 96th Infantry Division its major combat units. During the campaign on Leyte, the 77th Infantry Division came under control of XXIV Corps.

    From April 1 to June 30, 1945, XXIV Corps and its divisions participated in the invasion of Okinawa. In September 1945, after the surrender of Japan, XXIV Corps moved to Korea, where it remained on occupation duty until its deactivation on January 25, 1949.



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