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American Military Patch Guide
Army -Army Air Force -Marine Corps -Navy -Civil Air Patrol -National Guard
by J. L. Pete Morgan, Ted A. Thurman

Disney Dons Dogtags
The Best of Disney Military Insignia from World War II
by Walton Rawls

Identifying Military Insignia
The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier
by William Fowler

US Special Forces Shoulder and Pocket Insignia
by Harry Pugh

The American Society of Military Insignia Collectors (ASMIC) is a society of patch collectors. It concentrates on U.S. Army insignia, but includes collectors of other interests also. They publish a slick quarterly magazine, Trading Post; a bimonthly newsletter of upcoming shows and classified ads; and a directory. They publish a variety of catalogs of Army insignia, DIs, and patches and maintain a library of reference materials for members to borrow. Dues are US$25.00 a year. For membership information, contact: George Duell, 526 Lafayette Ave, Palmerton, PA 18091.

U.S. Army Patches
An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Cloth Unit Insignia
by Barry Jason Stein

Encyclopedia of United States Army Insignia and Uniforms
by William K. Emerson

U.S. Army Heraldic Crests
A Complete Illustrated History of Authorized Distinctive Unit Insignia
by Barry Jason Stein, P.J. Capelotti

The World War II GI
US Army Uniforms, 1941-45, in Color Photographs
by Richard Winrow, Tim Hawkins

by Shelby L. Stanton

    U.S. Army Uniforms of World War II
    U.S. Army Uniforms of the Cold War, 1948-1973
    U.S. Army Uniforms of the Korean War
    U.S. Army Uniforms of the Vietnam War

from Jerome Polder's
Comprehensive Illustrated Guide to
United States Air Force Pocket/Shoulder Insignia series

Vol. 3
Vol. 4
Persian Gulf

Others may be available from: Aeroemblem Publications.

Decorations, Medals, Ribbons, Badges and Insignia of the United States Air Force
The First 50 Years
by Anthony Aldebol

Silver Wings, Pinks and Greens
Uniforms, Wings & Insigna of USAAF Airmen in World War II / by Jon A. Maguire
More Silver Wings, Pinks & Greens
An Expanded Study of USAS, USAAC & USAAF Uniforms, Wings & Insignia, 1913-1945
Including Civilian Auxiliaries / by Jon A. Maguire

Elite of the Fleet
A Guide to the Embroidered Emblems Worn by Naval Aviators--1927 to Present
by J. L. Pete Morgan, John S. McCain

Patch Guide
: U.S. Navy Ships and Submarines
by Michael L. Roberts

by Michael L. Roberts
   United States Navy Patches
       : Command & Support / Amphibious Forces / Seal Teams / Fleets / Flotillas / Groups
       : Ships (except cariers and submarines)
       : Submarines

by Michael L. Roberts
   United States Naval Aviation Patches
       : Aircraft Carriers / Carrier Air Wings / Support Establishments
       : Aircraft / Attack Squadrons / Helicopter Squadrons
       : Fighter Squadrons / Strike-Fighter Squadrons / Reconnaissance Squadrons

United States Navy Wings of Gold
From 1917 to the Present
by Ron L. Willis, Thomas Carmichael

Submarine Insignia & Submarine Services of the World
by W. M. Thornton

USMC Aviation Unit Insignia
by Turner Publishing Company Staff

Decorations, Medals, Ribbons, Badges and Insignia of the United States Marine Corps
World War II to Present / by James Thompson

R.M. Wessling's
    PATCHES OF THE U.S. COAST GUARD: An Illustrated Register
      Five volumes are available:

World Special Forces Insignia
by Gordon Pottmana, Gordon L. Rottman, S. McCouaig

A History of U. S. Military Law Enforcement and Insignia
by William B. Hedges

Federal Law Enforcement Patches
An Illustrated Reference Manual / by Raymond H. Sherrard

Sheriffs' Insignia of the United States
A Guide to the Uniform Emblems Worn by the Nation's Sheriffs
by James V. Claflin

The Centurions Shield
Badges of the LAPB
by Raymond H. Sherrard

February 28, 1999

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