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U.S. Army Air Force - Technical & Qualification Badges

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Sterling, A.E. Co, Utica, NY
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Sterling
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David Hoagey
12/19/2002
Jump wing with one combat star
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J.R. Gaunt, London
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David Hoagey
12/19/2002
This wing was worn by TCpl. Edward G. Dorrity, HQ Co. 1st. Bn., 193rd. Glider Inf. 17th. Air Borne Division. The Army Glider Badge was instituted on March 14, 1944, to be worn by all airborne troops trained in glider combat.
The badges above are, paratrooper (top) and glider troop (bottom). Below is an unofficial wing - adopted by the 11th Airborne while in Japan immediately after the war. It is a combination of both badges.
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Gemsco, N.Y.
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R. & J. Quetel Collection

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R. & J. Quetel Collection

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N. S. MEYER, INC NEW YORK, STERLING
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R. & J. Quetel Collection

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Gemsco, Sterling
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John Vargas Collection
8/3/2001
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Sterling
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SSgt. Roy L. Gemmell, 13thAAF (in honor of)
10/21/2002
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Sterling
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Courtesy of Bill Anderson
11/20/2011
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R. & J. Quetel Collection
10/30/2002
Rhodium plated badge and bars.
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R. & J. Quetel Collection
10/30/2002
We added all these bars to one badge to show as many as we had. We doubt very much that any one person was qualified for all of them. The 2 missing Qualification Bars are the AP POWER PLANT SP. and the AP PROPELLER SP.
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R. & J. Quetel Collection
10/30/2002
These are q-bars numbers 25 and 26. They were authorized for wear on 4 July 1945. The R.C.TURRET REP. is a missing 27th bar.
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R. & J. Quetel Collection

Theater made collar pins of C.B.I. Tech Rep (page 361 of More Silver Wings, Pinks & Greens)
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R. & J. Quetel Collection

Theater made hat pin of C.B.I. Tech Rept (page 361 of More Silver Wings, Pinks & Greens)
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R. & J. Quetel Collection

The following three items are from the J.W. Cook Collection. These items were worn by a Technical Representative of the North American Aviation Corporation serving in the South Pacific and Australia. North American was the company that brought us the B-25 Mitchell Bomber and the P-51 Mustang.
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J. W. Cook Collection

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J. W. Cook Collection

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J. W. Cook Collection

This is a pocket hanger that was made in the CBI.
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R. & J. Quetel Collection
11/3/2001
Wool is missing
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Aviation Wings and Badges of World War II