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Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-03-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By Eddie Parks
I have that as Jordanian 2nd Infantry Division

I have that as Jordanian 2nd Infantry Division
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-11-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 506
Posted By Eddie Parks
Well he may well have, but he's wrong. It's...

Well he may well have, but he's wrong. It's Nigerian.
Nothing at all to do with Palestine.
Here are another couple of related badges.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-07-19, 06:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 480
Posted By Eddie Parks
No it doesn't, it treads al Jaish al Arabia = the...

No it doesn't, it treads al Jaish al Arabia = the Arab Army and it worn by the Arab Legion now the Royal Jordanian Army.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 24-07-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By Eddie Parks
Lot of non-Arabic characters in there, Turkish...

Lot of non-Arabic characters in there, Turkish perhaps.
Forum: Other Militaria 25-04-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 395
Posted By Eddie Parks
I would suggest the collar badge was a Gunner...

I would suggest the collar badge was a Gunner grenade. On Blues, it was worn without the Ubique scroll BUT on Blue Patrols no collar badge was worn.
Forum: Arab Nations 24-03-19, 01:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 953
Posted By Eddie Parks
Those are very nice. Ive never seen the two...

Those are very nice.

Ive never seen the two tank in wreath badges top left. I wonder if we could have a sharper close up.

Eddie

PS - sorry but 3rd Tanks will be staying with me for a bit.
Forum: Arab Nations 24-03-19, 01:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 953
Posted By Eddie Parks
I would agree with all those on your list. ...

I would agree with all those on your list.

The shoulder loop I posted is the Jordanian Royal Engineers.
Forum: Arab Nations 11-03-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By Eddie Parks
Thanks Guys. all very helpful but I suppose the...

Thanks Guys. all very helpful but I suppose the Arab legion thing was a bog ask. Ill have to wing it.

Eddie
Forum: Arab Nations 10-03-19, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By Eddie Parks
Marmon-Herrington Armoured Car in Arab Legion Service

Hi Guys
Does anyone know where I can find a colour reference photo of a Marmon-Herrington Mk IV Armoured Car in Arab Legion service.

The nearest I can find is one which was captured by the IDF! ...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 09-03-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By Eddie Parks
It could be a school shooting colours badge.

It could be a school shooting colours badge.
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 05-03-19, 10:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 417
Posted By Eddie Parks
LOL, I didn't really look at it until today! And...

LOL, I didn't really look at it until today! And I had to consult on the words for Physical Training!
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 05-03-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 417
Posted By Eddie Parks
As I thought the writing says “Mudarrib Al Liyaka...

As I thought the writing says “Mudarrib Al Liyaka Al Badaniyah” which means Physical Training Instructor. So an Omani Army PTI with the crossed sabres a carry over from the British army.
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 05-03-19, 11:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 417
Posted By Eddie Parks
Its certainly Oman. Ive had one in my box for...

Its certainly Oman. Ive had one in my box for some time. I must get it out and ask around for an ID. I think it has something to do with PT.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-02-19, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By Eddie Parks
Its the Jordanian National Guard other ranks...

Its the Jordanian National Guard other ranks badge worn on a khaki keffiyeh with a black agyl. I have never seen one but I suspect that it was a yellowy-sand colour similar to that worn by the...
Forum: Arab Nations 13-02-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 560
Posted By Eddie Parks
The buckle is not Arabian.

The buckle is not Arabian.
Forum: Arab Nations 13-02-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 560
Posted By Eddie Parks
What colour was the flash/tassle on the side of...

What colour was the flash/tassle on the side of the Mushedda? I have an all green one with the Government Guard badge.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 09-02-19, 10:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,474
Posted By Eddie Parks
If we are to declare things like this off limits...

If we are to declare things like this off limits then we would need to stop all discussion of any current insignia. SF are not a special case (pun intended). The fact that this badge has been...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 07-02-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 603
Posted By Eddie Parks
My understanding is that the scale was one rifle...

My understanding is that the scale was one rifle for every 10 men so that sentries could be armed. No heavier weapons. I was told by one of their veterans that when they left France every man had a...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 07-02-19, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By Eddie Parks
Certainly Qatar, the police and military wear the...

Certainly Qatar, the police and military wear the same badge, police in white medal, army in brass/gilt.
Eddie
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 03-02-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,474
Posted By Eddie Parks
Here's an SAS must have - the Punisher!

https://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/latest-news/757372/sas-soldiers-skull-head-banned-uniform-ss-death-head-hitler
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 23-01-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 603
Posted By Eddie Parks
Particularly the 1st Palestinian Company who went...

Particularly the 1st Palestinian Company who went in the France virtually unarmed, came out fully armed and after being repatriated to Palestine formed the core of the Middle East Commandoes.
Forum: Off topic 21-01-19, 01:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,549
Posted By Eddie Parks
Absolutely agree, I would also ask people to...

Absolutely agree, I would also ask people to think a bit about their thread titles. "Badge for iD" will rouse no curiosity in me but "Arabic Badge for ID" will get a response as soon as I see it. I...
Forum: Other Militaria 18-01-19, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By Eddie Parks
Thats what I thought!

Thats what I thought!
Forum: Arab Nations 23-12-18, 09:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 560
Posted By Eddie Parks
Here you go, OR's badge, later pattern shoulder...

Here you go, OR's badge, later pattern shoulder title and collars
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 25-11-18, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By Eddie Parks
Yep Oman EME

Yep Oman EME
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