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70th Tank Battalion
« on: March 29, 2016, 06:29:17 PM »
70th Tank Battalion

The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 70th Tank Battalion (Medium) on 9 January 1941. It was redesignated for the 70th Tank Battalion (Light) on 18 May 1942. It was redesignated for the 70th Armor Regiment on 29 March 1963. The insignia was amended to add a motto on 4 November 1965.
 


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Re: 70th Tank Battalion
« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2016, 11:42:21 PM »
The WWII version of the 70th Tank Battalion.




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Re: 70th Tank Battalion
« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2016, 01:06:02 AM »
Looking at it reminded me right away of long ago, when we were out doing manouvers, sometimes called the "spearhead" formation.
Copied this from the web; Symbolism: The shield is green with five gold spearheads representing a platoon of five tanks entering into combat in a flying wedge formation.
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