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Old 21-05-20, 12:15 AM
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Gents, can anyone identify the triangular badge on this paratroopers breast pocket?
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Old 22-05-20, 10:39 PM
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Anyone . . . ?
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Old 22-05-20, 11:41 PM
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It's not a British badge that I recognize. The Brits wore very few pocket badges. None triangular.
The badge, although solid and triangular in shape, with a light background, appears to have an oval wreath on it. Central to the wreath is a device, which, after looking at it carefully, resembles an eagle with something in its talons? This would be a Luftwaffe aircrew symbol!
I would suggest that it is some sort of sweetheart badge, possibly acquired from a Jerry or an admirer who had nothing else to hand, which has been pinned to his pocket as a souvenir.
I could, of course, be completely wrong. But it is a good, if now completely lost, story.

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Old 23-05-20, 09:17 AM
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Is there any more to see in the photograph to give more context please show full image. Is anything on the back?
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Old 23-05-20, 05:37 PM
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Thanks chaps. No nothing else to give a clue I'm afraid. It has the appearance of insignia, as it were, due to the location of it. If it were just a given pin, would be more on the lapel or chest as opposed to the breast pocket? Perhaps an attachment or unit identification of some sort. Can find nothing similar.

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