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1940’s Radio Guide to WW2 Insignias - USA-Non-Commissioned

US Army non-commissioned insignia layoutA Simple Guide to WW2 Insignias

USA WW2 Insignias - Non-Commissioned

It is a sad fact we live in a copy and paste society and one wrongly altered caption changes the context of an image.

We may know a little about our 1940’s tunes but, if like us you are a novice to WW2 history, understanding rank insignias is certainly a great starting point to identify and verify information. We have put together a simplistic guide to rank insignias with the first in our series being non-commissioned US Army insignias.

Please note there were colour variations of the insignia dependent on the type of uniform/season and the images shown are representative.

WW2 USA Rank Private WW2 USA Rank Private First Class
WW2 USA Rank Private WW2 USA Rank Private First Class
WW2 USA Rank Corporal
WW2 USA Rank Technician 5th Grade
WW2 USA Rank Corporal  WW2 USA Rank Technician 5th Grade
WW2 USA Rank Sergeant WW2 USA Rank Technician 4th Grade
 WW2 USA Rank Sergeant  WW2 USA Rank Technician 4th Grade
 WW2 USA Rank Staff Sergeant WW2 USA Rank Technician 3rd Grade
WW2 USA Rank Staff Sergeant WW2 USA Rank Technician 3rd Grade
WW2 USA Rank Technician Sergeant  WW2 USA Rank Master Sergent
WW2 USA Rank Technician Sergeant WW2 USA Rank Master Sergeant
WW2 USA Rank First Sergeant  
WW2 USA Rank Sergeant Frst Sergeant  

 

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