White wool felt 2-1/8" x 11-3/4" lettering on dark blue wool felt... With 1-1/4" hand-made "Blue Spade DI emblem gold-wire trimmed center. Extremely scarce War crimes trial Armband... In 1941, the regiment stood with its sister regiments and prepared for war in Europe.
The regiment was assigned to the 1st Infantry Division for the duration of World War II. In World War II, the 26th Infantry led America's first-ever amphibious assault in North Africa, fought at the Kasserine Pass, assaulted Sicily at the Amphibious Battle of Gela , invaded Normandy , conquered the first German city of the war at Aachen , vaulted the Rhine and attacked all the way to Czechoslovakia by war's end.The regiment, commanded by Colonel John Seltz , conducted three amphibious assaults, and earned seven battle streamers, a Presidential UnitCitation, and five foreign awards. Beginning occupation of Germany, the Blue Spaders bore the United States national colors at the Allied Victory in Europe parade, and then.... Served as Security Guards at the Nuremburg War Crimes Trials. The item "Original WW2 US Army 26th Infantry Reg. SPECIAL POLICE German War Crimes Armband" is in sale since Tuesday, November 28, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\United States\Patches". The seller is "sbarky" and is located in Camp Verde, Arizona. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, Canada, Japan, Australia.