US WW2 Full box of 200 16th army corps patches
A rare opportunity to buy a full original WW2 dated box, filled with ten bundles of 20 16th army corps patches. You are buying the full box complete with all the 200 patches. A great display piece to show how patches got delivered to the divisions.
The XVI Corps was initially constituted on 1 October 1933 as part of the Organized Reserves, and was activated on 7 December 1943 at Fort Riley, Kansas. During World War II, XVI Corps fought in the European Theater of Operations as part of the Ninth United States Army. The Corps comprised the 29th Infantry Division under Major General Charles H. Gerhardt, the 75th Infantry Division under Major General Ray E. Porter, the 79th Infantry Division under Major General Ira T. Wyche, and the 95th Infantry Division under Major General Harry L. Twaddle. After the end of the war the corps was inactivated on 7 December 1945 at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey.
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