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Forum: Arab Nations 11-03-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 130
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: 130
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: 153
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: 271
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: 271
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: 271
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: 149
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: 372
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: 372
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: 1,043
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: 447
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: 171
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: 1,043
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: 447
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: 1,288
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: 370
Posted By Eddie Parks
Thats what I thought!

Thats what I thought!
Forum: Arab Nations 23-12-18, 09:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 372
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: 196
Posted By Eddie Parks
Yep Oman EME

Yep Oman EME
Forum: Arab Nations 19-11-18, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By Eddie Parks
Certainly the photo is not the best, but all four...

Certainly the photo is not the best, but all four versions clearly show TJFF. And all are in Jordan at the moment. I rather suspect we are looking at post 1948 Arab Legion reuse, possibly for the...
Forum: Arab Nations 19-11-18, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By Eddie Parks
That's where I think I am going,

That's where I think I am going,
Forum: Arab Nations 19-11-18, 06:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By Eddie Parks
I don't think the Transjordan Frontier Force...

I don't think the Transjordan Frontier Force would have seen many trenches?
Forum: Arab Nations 19-11-18, 04:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By Eddie Parks
And another pic

And another pic
Forum: Arab Nations 19-11-18, 04:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By Eddie Parks
Now here's a mystery sword

I've just come across a mystery sword. Now this is something that you would normally discard with a sigh as a lovely British Pat 1908 Cavalry sword that has been butchered for some unknown reason....
Forum: Headdress 23-10-18, 09:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 489
Posted By Eddie Parks
I've never been able to work out the variations....

I've never been able to work out the variations. I am not really convinced there is any system!
Forum: Arab Nations 16-10-18, 10:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By Eddie Parks
Jordan Police. All you need to know is here: ...

Jordan Police. All you need to know is here:

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/album.php?albumid=3547

The scroll reads General Security - its a police badge worn after 1956 when the...
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