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Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 09-11-23, 11:02 PM
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Posted By elwe23
Another one photos to add to the list is at...

Another one photos to add to the list is at Amfréville quarry medal ceremony.
Commando this time but looks like the cloud canopy version isn't it ?

same pattern as this one:...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 02-11-23, 12:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,872
Posted By elwe23
@Thanks Pierre. Yes I agree the canopy on the...

@Thanks Pierre.
Yes I agree the canopy on the right hand side is different. Less detailed and no clear separation mark in between part.
Would be good to know if this variant is validated for mid...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 28-10-23, 02:35 PM
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Posted By elwe23
Thanks for your feedback Tcrown. That's what I...

Thanks for your feedback Tcrown. That's what I thought. I already compared every details but it is much clearer like this.
It doesn't mean this variant couldn't be good for the period. As you said...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 27-10-23, 04:03 PM
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Posted By elwe23
Thanks Silverwash. To me it is another variant...

Thanks Silverwash.
To me it is another variant of wings I already saw but don't know much about it:
flat parachute, straight rigging lines, feathers a tiny bit more detached to the usual but...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 27-10-23, 01:05 PM
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Posted By elwe23
Hi all could this be a good one for Normandy...

Hi all could this be a good one for Normandy period as described by Tcrown as detached feathers ?
It doesn't look very detached to me.

Cheers
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 24-10-23, 12:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,872
Posted By elwe23
Thanks Tcrown and Skippy for your extensive...

Thanks Tcrown and Skippy for your extensive replies. Very interesting.
I have done more research on the subject.

Seems like detached feathers version always have straight parachute lines and not...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 29-09-23, 09:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,872
Posted By elwe23
One is on sale on McGregor with the description...

One is on sale on McGregor with the description "scarce early cut out WW2 embroidered cloth badge".
Looks to me exactly like the variant I posted but with a different back.
Doesn't look like the...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 27-09-23, 12:33 AM
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Posted By elwe23
Thanks Pierre. Got you. When you are speaking...

Thanks Pierre.
Got you. When you are speaking about cotton backing cloth you are speaking of this right ?

Trimmed from a rectangle ? because in this example it is not trimmed short at the bottom....
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 23-09-23, 03:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,872
Posted By elwe23
I see Pierre many thanks. Does the glueback type...

I see Pierre many thanks. Does the glueback type is a detail that count for this period or not at all ?

The cloud is for the 3 little pieces in the parachute right ?

Here are is a photo just...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 23-09-23, 02:24 AM
Replies: 26
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Posted By elwe23
Thanks Tcrown for your reply. You mean this type...

Thanks Tcrown for your reply. You mean this type right ?
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Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 22-09-23, 09:26 PM
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Posted By elwe23
Cheers Jerry. How do you discern latish and mid...

Cheers Jerry. How do you discern latish and mid war ?
Thanks
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 22-09-23, 06:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,872
Posted By elwe23
WW2 Para wing opinion

Hi all,

I'm in the process of buying my first parachute qualification wing.
For me it seems good, but want to be sure it is as there are a lot of subtleties that I don't master.
I'm looking for...
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