WW2 US Army 99th Infantry Battalion with rare OD border

WW2 US Army 99th Infantry Battalion with rare OD border
WW2 US Army 99th Infantry Battalion with rare OD border

WW2 US Army 99th Infantry Battalion with rare OD border
THANKS FOR LOOKING Want feedback? Battalion 99 landed on Omaha Beach on the evening of June 22, 1944, and then attended the final battle at Cherbourg. As a "separate" battalion, it belonged to no regiment, but was attached to different formations as needed. From September, the battalion operated in Belgium. During Christmas 1944, the battalion was involved in the Battle of the Bulge. The battalion participated in the following campaigns. Normandy - June 22, 1944 July 24, 1944.

Northern France - June 25, 1944 September 14, 1944. Rhineland (W├╝rzlen - Aachen) - September 15, 1944 December 16, 1944. Ardennes-Alsace - December 17, 1944 January 18, 1945. Central Europe - April 4, 1945 May 11, 1945.

Battalion 99 spent 101 days in combat. The casualties suffered were 52 killed in combat, 207 wounded and six missing in action. These 207 men were wounded multiple times, several 5 times thus the 207 received 305 Purple Hearts.

See official 99th Battalion website below in LINKs. The following individual decorations and medals were awarded to members of Battalion 99. The item "WW2 US Army 99th Infantry Battalion with rare OD border" is in sale since Saturday, September 21, 2019.

This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\United States\Patches". The seller is "phillyborn52" and is located in Huddleston, Virginia.

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WW2 US Army 99th Infantry Battalion with rare OD border