World War I Tank Corps Shoulder Sleeve Insignia
Photo Credit: Army Heritage Museum
The "patch" designed for armored forces during World War I by LTC George S. Patton and his staff. This insignia belonged to Sergeant Harry E. Record, 301st Tank Battalion. The colors represent the three branches of service-blue for infantry, yellow for cavalry, and red for artillery. World War I Veterans Survey Collection, Army Heritage Museum/Army Heritage and Education Center.
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