THE BLOODY FIRST 1ST INFANTRY DIVISION Type: Combined Arms Division Country of Origin: United States Part Of: U.S. Army Founded:1917 Embroidered Patch with Hook Backing This one is limited to 200 pcs.
The Big Red One. The Bloody First. The 1st Infantry Division is currently a combined arms division within the U.S. Army, composed of infantry, armor, cavalry, artillery, and aviation units. Founded in 1917, the 1st Infantry fought in World War I, World War II, Vietnam, the Gulf War, Kosovo, Iraq, and Afghanistan.
The 1st Infantry Division traces its lineage back to the First Expeditionary Division organized to fight on the western front during World War I. The Bloody First has had a storied military history, particularly during World War II.
It was among the first American units to be committed to the frontline against German, Italian, and Vichy French forces in North Africa during Operation Torch. It participated in the invasion of Italy during Operation Husky and stormed Omaha Beach alongside the 29th Infantry Division and 2nd and 5th Ranger Battalions during Operation Overlord. The 1st Infantry remains iconic for its distinctive "big red one" shoulder insignia and its motto "No Mission Too Difficult. No Sacrifice Too Great. Duty First!
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