World War II US Army Special Police Armband. The 11th Airborne provided security for General MacArthur when he landed in Japan and formed the backbone of the occupation forces. They may well have hunted down war criminals and provided guards during the War Crimes trials of Japanese defendants. You have an original 11th Airborne Patch with attached Airborne Tab sewn to a navy blue black felt Armband.The navy blue/black felt brassard has white SP lettering sewing. Above the SP is a neatly stoned 11th Airborne Patch. There is a right angle slice as depicted. It is at least 74 years old in fair to about fair plus condition. WWII US Army Airborne Patches, Ovals, Insignia.
11th Airborne Military Special Police Armband. Field Modified US Navy Shore Patrol SP Brassard with sewn 11th Airborne Patch and Airborne Tab.
Vibrant colors, border, used, original 11th Patch. Felt US Navy blue/black SP Armband; Elastic band, ties.Vibrant black, clean SP white colors, no moth damage, soiling or fading. Right angle slice to side base of armband, one elasticized band missing, remaining one lost elasticity. Armband measures 8.75 x 7.75 inches, Patch 3.625 x 2.375, SP Letters 2.75 x 2.25 inches.
Domestic buyers offered Discounted 1st Class Service, padded mailer, tracking. WWII Campaigns: New Guinea, Southern Philippines, Luzon. Also jumped on Corregidor to retake The Rock from the Japanese and free civil internees at the Los Banos Prison Camp.
The 11th liberated Manila also. They were slated to jump on Japan. The item "WWII US Army 11th Airborne Special Police Armband Escorted MacArthur Japan WW2" is in sale since Monday, June 17, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\United States\Patches".
The seller is "martinolij" and is located in Merrimack, New Hampshire. This item can be shipped worldwide.