ARMY AIR FORCE 8TH WEATHER SQUADRON PATCH, GREENLAND, ICELAND, NEWFOUNDLAND, RARE PATCH. WEATHER INTELLIGENCE WAS A HIGH PRIORITY TO THE USAAF IN WWII.THE USAAF 8TH WEATHER SQUADRON CREWS WERE DETACHED FROM THEIR US STATIONS AND SENT TO VARIOUS OUTLYING NORTH ATLANTIC AIR BASES. THE EIGHTH FLEW PATROLS TO GATHER WEATHER DATA IN THE NORTH ATLANTIC AND ARCTIC OCEANS AND THE NORTH SEA FROM BASES IN ICELAND, GREENLAND AND NEWFOUNDLAND. 1954, stationed during those years at Grenier Air Base, Pepperrall Air Base and Westover Air Force Base. HAS BEEN IN MY COLLECTION OVER 10 YEARS AND KEPT IN A RIKER CASE (NOT INCLUDED) IN A SMOKE FREE TEMPERATURE CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT. ARMY AIR FORCE 8TH WEATHER SQUADRON PATCH, GREENLAND, ICELAND, RARE" is in sale since Thursday, December 17, 2020.
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