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USAF badges for review please!

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    here is a couple of badges i picked up recently, could anyone give me any pointers to age/authenticity?
    many thanks in advance.
    Ed


    USAF badges for review please!USAF badges for review please!USAF badges for review please!USAF badges for review please!USAF badges for review please!
    "They couldn't hit an elephant at this dist...."
    - Major-General John Sedgwick, 9 may 1864.
    Killed by a sniper during the battle of Spotsylvania..

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    HI there Ed

    First off these are US Army Air Force Shoulder Sleeve Insignia WWII era.

    The First pic is Army Air Force SSI (1941-47)and the second pic is British theatre made US Strategic Air Force c 1944/45.

    The USAF came into existence 1947.

    Phill

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    Quote by Phill Lockett View Post
    The USAF came into existence 1947.
    Many thanks for your reply phil, and please excuse my ignorance regards usaaf and usaf!
    everyday is a school day!
    "They couldn't hit an elephant at this dist...."
    - Major-General John Sedgwick, 9 may 1864.
    Killed by a sniper during the battle of Spotsylvania..

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    Gidday Ed

    When we collect militaria , the learning doesn't stop , everyday is a school day for all of us so you weren't being ignorant , like me i wouldn't know the nuances in what you specialize in.

    Glad to help.

    Phill

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    Both are ww2 the second patch looks foreign made

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