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All uniformed military and Political formations had their own uniform. Most were for daily wear while many were utilitarian, such as with the military where they were used for combat & training purposes. Still others were exclusively worn for dress or ceremonial occasions. Uniforms varied in material, color & decoration depending on their use (climate) and organization. CBI, ETO, US Army, USMC, US Navy, Marine Corps, AAF, USAAF, Camo, camouflage, tiger stripes, Heer, Army, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Navy, Waffen-SS, Political, Red Cross, Police, Reichsbahn, Stahlhelm, NSDAP, SA, NSKK, NSFK, DLV, RAD, DAF, SS, SD, HJ, DJ, TENO, NPEA,

WWII Submarine Chief Petty Officer USN Uniform

1 Rare WWII USN SUBMARINE CHIEF PETTY OFFICER'S Attributed Uniform to CPO D.C. CARPENTER -1943; Named, double breasted blue-jacket having double ‘New London Conn.’ tailor's label in/on pocket dated May 1943 with full name D.C. Carpenter; original bullion NCO Submariner's badge on cuff of right sleeve along with bullion embroidered CPO Torpedo man rank patch above it, four 4-year service stripes for 16+years USN service on left sleeve, sterling silver Combat Submariner's Badge on left chest having 4 stars for combat patrols above 3 rows of sewn-on Wide Ribbons for:
(1) USN 'Distinguished Marksman' Medal,
(2) USN Good Conduct Medal with 3- stars,
(3) Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal,
(4) American Campaign Medal,
(5) American-Defense Service Medal,
(6) *?Army of Occupation of Germany Medal 1918-1923, (this particular ribbon is the rare first version in silk with wavy edge that is seldom encountered, see pic #6)
(7) *?WWI Victory Medal w/5 Battle Clasps (denoted by the 5 stars);
(8) *?and most curiously, the 1916-17 ribbon for Mexican Border Service Medal Untampered-with original-SOLD

 

 

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