· Beautiful Dark Walnut Frame. 11” x 14”

· Velvet backed

· Hang on the Wall or Stand on the Desk

· Contains:

                 Shoulder Sleeve Insignia

                 Map of 1st Cavalry movements on Leyte

                 Division Commanders

                 Major Campaigns/Battle

                 Order of Battle

 

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1st Cavalry Division in WWII, Framed

The division received training for amphibious and jungle operations in Australia. 

 

The division participated in the New Guinea campaign as 1000 men and officers conducted a reconnaissance in force on Manus and Los Negros, Admiralty Islands.


The 5th, 7th and 12th Regiments of the division assaulted Leyte on Oct 20, 1944 while the 8th Regiment landed at La Paz, Samar Island.  The division consolidated and operated in the northern part of Leyte moving toward Tibur on 28 Dec 1944 and making contact with 32nd Division at Villaba on 30 Dec.


After landing at Mabilao, Luzon elements of the division marched on Manila.  They reached the shores of Manila Bay by 12 Feb, 1945.

 

With four regiments abreast, the division assaulted the Shimbu Line reaching the crest of Bench Mark Hill 9 on March 10th 1945.

 

In subsequent operations the division opened the Batangas-Calamba supply road to Manila, seized Lipa, seized Alaminos, and the Bicol Penisula.

 

The division ceased combat operations on 26 Jun, 1945.

 

 

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SKU/Item Number: WMAF-1CAV

1st Cavalry Division Patch and History, Framed

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The item contains a shoulder sleeve insignia encased in a  beautiful dark walnut 11"x14" frame.  The frame can be hung on the wall or set on a desk.  The background contains  historic details of the 1st Cavalry Division’s action in the Philippines and the Admiralty Islands during World War II:  A map of  Leyte; Division Commanders; Major Campaigns/Battles; and Division Order of Battle.

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