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U. S. Army officer's World War II dress issue; heavy dark olive drab wool material; gold plated eagle design buttons on front and pockets; four (4) button flap pockets; shoulder straps; 1/2" knit green band on sleeve cuffs (denotes officer standing); silver 1st. Lt. bars of rank pinned on both shoulder straps; officer's lapel insignia, Army Eagle gold plated pin, "U.S." pin; campaign ribons above left breast pocket, European Theater, with two gold battle stars for Normandy and Northern France actions; four gold bars cloth patch on lower left sleeve, denotes two years overseas service (each bar representing 6 months); shoulder patch on upper left sleeve, red, blue, yellow, & white cloth patch depicts large lightning bolt flanked by two yellow chains, with a blue star at center (denotes European Theater of Operations, Advanced Base) Color: GR, ML

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