WWII U.S ICELAND BASE COMMAND "OD BORDER"
WWII U.S ICELAND BASE COMMAND "OD BORDER" PATCH, SHOULDER SLEEVE INSIGNIA, WITH ITS NICE SNOWY WHITE BACK AT REVERSE SIDE OF PATCH NICE ORIGINAL PATCH IN GOOD USED CONDITION
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The History: The Iceland Base Command was originally organized as the Indigo Task Force and was assigned to help in the defense of Iceland at the request of their government. Units of the 1st Marine Brigade landed there in July of 1941, The Iceland Base Command was established on September 3rd, 1941, The large American presence on the island allowed for the release of 20000 British soldiers for other combat duties, After America entered the war, we used Iceland as a site for airfields and for troop transport operations. The command was discontinued on January 1, 1946.