Korean War Jacket Size Men's 34 Can be worn as a Woman's Small-Large Depending on Desired fit see measurements for sizing Amazing Condition! One Pin Puncture and some loose strings on the ribbons and patches Chest ribbons represent the following: Army Service Commendation metal American Campaign Metal WW2 Victory Metal Korean Service Metal (Four Embroidered Stars) Army Reserve Metal United Nations Metal Fith and 8th Army Shoulder Patches Active duty/combat Arm stripes Patch Meritorious Service Arm Patch The 5th Army issued 1943 to Present. The 8th army patch was worn from 1944 to Present.100%Wool Knotched Lapel Epaulets Padded shoulders Fully Lined Collared Hidden Button front closure Waist adjustable Strap United Caar Snap Cargo Pockets Approx. Measurements laying flat Pit to pit 18" Shoulder width 17" Sleeves 24.5" Length from center back 22" The 5th Army was under the command of General Mark Clark during World War II. Designed to be representative of where the 5th was formed. The outlined figure of a mosque representing Morocco, North Africa. The US 8th Army was activated in Tennessee. During World War II the "Amphibious Eighth" made 52 beach assualts on islands across the Pacific.
Red and white are the colors used to distinguish the flags of Armies. The white cross pattern divides the octagon into 8 areas representing the numerical designation of the Army. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Korea (1950-53)\Original Period Items". The seller is "theresalechic" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.