The March 7, 1919 issue of THE STARS AND STRIPES announced that the insignia for for two more A.E.F. units had been approved by the rocket scientists at G.H.Q.: one for the American Mission, Reserve Mallet and the other for the Central Records Office.
This small notice also includes brief histories of those organizations.
"Six new shoulder insignia for different branches of the A.E.F. were approved at G.H.Q. this week, among them one for the S.O.S. (Service of Supply) and one for G.H.Q. itself. Others authorized were for the Tank Corps, Regulating and Railroad Service, Ambulance Service and Chemical Warfare Service."
An illustration of the insignia patch and a brief account of the origins, deployments and war-time activities of the U.S. Army's Ninety-Second Infantry Division during World War One
. It is quite likely that the attached description of the 92nd's service record had been altered to some degree in order to suit the personal taste's of the paper's Jim Crow editors. Sadly, there are other examples of such biased editing at THE STARS AND STRIPES.
To read more of our articles about the Ninety-Second and Ninety-Third Divisions, please click here.
The attached notice first appeared on the pages of the February 14, 1919 issue of THE STARS AND STRIPES giving an account of the U.S. Army Third Corps, which was commanded by Lieutenant General Robert L. Bullard during the bloodiest period of the First World War. An illustration of the corps insignia is accompanied by a short wartime history of the organization.
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