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May 28, 2015

99th Patch

Filed under: Item of the Day — Jason Onerheim @ 12:01 am

A uniform patch, depicting a Viking ship at sea, designed for and worn by members of the 99th Infantry Battalion (Separate), Company B during World War II. The unit was created at Camp Ripley in 1942 and contained exclusively Norwegians and Norwegian-Americans.

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