Division insignia of the United States Army

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Shoulder sleeve insignia (SSI) are cloth emblems worn on the shoulders of US Army uniforms to identify the primary headquarters to which a soldier is assigned. The SSI of some army divisions have become known in popular culture.[1][2][3]


Note: several insignia are of World War II formations.

Note: US infantry divisions were not formed under the following numbers:"53"; "54"; "56"; "57"; "58"; "60"; "64".[4][5]




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  1. ^ Distinctive Unit Insignia, Coat of Arms, Shoulder Sleeve Insignia Archived 27 April 2006 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ http://www.history.army.mil/html/forcestruc/cbtchron/adcomp.html Component Elements of Armored Divisions
  3. ^ http://www.history.army.mil/html/forcestruc/cbtchron/cavcomp.html Component Elements of the 1st Cavalry Divisions
  4. ^ http://www.history.army.mil/html/forcestruc/cbtchron/infcomp.html Component Elements of Infantry Divisions
  5. ^ http://www.history.army.mil/html/forcestruc/cbtchron/abdcomp.html Component Elements of Airborne Divisions
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au av aw ax ay az "Special Designation Listing By Unit Number". United States Army Center of Military History. 1 August 2008. Archived from the original on 1 May 2008. Retrieved 27 October 2008. 
  7. ^ Hesketh, Roger (1999). Fortitude:The D-Day Deception Campaign. St Ermin's Press. ISBN 0-316-85172-8. 

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