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Official US Army photographer arched arm patch

Object | Accession Number: 2004.748.2

United States Army photographer arched badge of the type issued during World War II. US Army photographers served in the Photographic Branch of the US Signal Corps. Photographers were attached, not assigned, to units and were identified by an arm or shoulder patch. Military photographers were usually enlisted men, with the same training and uniforms as other soldiers. The Corps coordinated communication for air, ground, and naval units during the war, providing technology, services, and personnel. In addition to its primary role in military transmissions, the unit produced training films for army and civilian personnel and documented the war.

Date
1942-1945  (issue)
Geography
issue : United States
Language
English
Classification
Military Insignia
Category
Badges
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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Record last modified: 2018-10-24 14:07:35
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