File:Parachute Regiment cap badge.jpg

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Description

Second World War period British Army cap badge for the Parachute Regiment. Plastic cap badges were first introduced into the British Army during 1941 as a result of metal shortages caused by the prioritised demands of industrialised war production. The wearing of plastic badges proved very unpopular with British Army personnel

Source

Imperial War Museum ref INS 7377

Date

Second World War

Author

Official photographer

Permission
(Reusing this file)


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