39TH INFANTRY DIVISION
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Shoulder Sleeve Insignia


Description/Blazon
OOn a Gray oblong with rounded top the Greek letter Delta in Red, within the delta on a White background the letter D in Blue.

Symbolism
Red, white and blue are our National colors. The Greek letter recalls the Delta of the Mississippi and with the English "D" the two letters recall the popular name of the Division

Background
The Secretary of War approved the shoulder sleeve insignia on 8 Feb 1922. (TIOH Drawing Number A-1-104)





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