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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 21-01-10, 08:03 AM
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Posted By Alan O
A very informative thread. I have not seen a...

A very informative thread. I have not seen a single photo of the plastic badge in use by the Bn in the airborne role but stil they command a significant (inflated) price as 'airborne' bn badges.
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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 15-06-08, 07:34 PM
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Posted By Alan O
It was a photo that had been coloured so the...

It was a photo that had been coloured so the detail was a bit off.
This was another of the RUR chaps killed in the landings. Definately full sized badge.
Alan
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 15-06-08, 05:28 PM
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Posted By Alan O
This is a photo in the Pegasus bridge museum (one...

This is a photo in the Pegasus bridge museum (one of several) showing a OR wearing the standard RUR badge in the maroon beret of the airlanding troops. There is also a Company photo where on the...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 08-03-08, 07:22 PM
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Posted By Alan O
The badges on ebay are fakes. The originals were...

The badges on ebay are fakes. The originals were worn by the Offrs and WOs of the RUR airborne bn that took part in DDay. As such they were die cast silver and marked as such. Lugged certainly. ...
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