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Laurence Strong

Commonwealth jump wings & Para regt cap badges

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What are the "Light Bulbs" for?

This badge was created by the British during WW2 and intended to be worn by parachute-trained personel not assigned to an Airborne unit. The nickname originated in the obvious shape of the badge.

Eric

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SAS sniper or sharp-shooter? Not sure on this, I will have to do some research on this badge. Whoops, sorry this was supposed to go under Aussie cloth patches. I not sure how to delete a post.

Regards;

Johnsy

Johnsy, Yes Sniper. Same basic design as the Brit one ie S over crossed rifles.

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Hmmm, I seen to have misplaced my "Malayan emergency" wings.

Pete

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