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U.S. Army Air Force - Balloon Wings

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Please also see the U.S.A. - Army World War 1 Wings and U.S. Army Air Corps - Between The Wars sections for World War 1 era and Between the War era balloon wings, the precursor to these WW2 era badges.
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Cliff Presley Collection
9/3/2010
Made by the Wm. Link Company.
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Firmin, London
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Cliff Presley Collection
9/22/2010
This badge was worn by Ronald H. Short, purchased by him while in England during WW2.
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Josten, Sterling
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Cliff Presley Collection
9/22/2010
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Snowflake pattern
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Cliff Presley Collection
9/22/2010
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Josten Sterling
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Randy Scorby Collection

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N.S. Meyer, Inc., New York, Sterling
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Cliff Presley Collection
9/22/2010
This badge was worn by Colonel Gerald G.Johnston, O16621.
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Sterling
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Michael Harner Collection
2/25/2015
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John Vargas Collection

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Michael Harner Collection
2/25/2015
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Cliff Presley Collection
9/3/2010
Made by the Wm. Link Company.
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Firmin, London
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Cliff Presley Collection
9/22/2010
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Firmin London
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Randy Scorby Collection

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Josten, Sterling
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Cliff Presley Collection
9/22/2010
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Denmark's
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Cliff Presley Collection
9/22/2010
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Amico, Sterling
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Cliff Presley Collection
9/22/2010
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Michael Harner Collection
2/25/2015
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Tod Rathbone Collection
3/11/2021
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Russ Wilson Collection
3/26/2022
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John Vargas Collection

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Dodge INC, Chicago, Sterling
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Michael Harner Collection
2/25/2015
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Josten Sterling
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James Reddish Collection
7/3/2001
This is a balloon observer wing
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Meyer Shield
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Cliff Presley Collection
9/22/2010
This badge was worn by Colonel Gerald G.Johnston, O16621.
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Tod Rathbone Collection
3/11/2021
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John Vargas Collection

This is a balloon observer wing
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