Vintage US Army Field Jacket 1940'S World War 2 Fifteenth Army, Medical Corps, 4Th Army and Tech 5th Grade Patches Size 34R.
The Fifteenth United States Army (picture #4) was the last field army to see service in northwest Europe during World War II and was the final command of General George S. Patton. The Fifteenth Army served two separate missions while assigned to the area. During the later stages of World War II its mission was training and rehabilitating units and acting as a defensive line against counterattacks. After the war its mission was to carry out occupation duties and to gather historical information related to the European Theater of Operations, or ETO. The Fifteenth Army was inactivated in 1946 and has not been activated since.
Picture #1 (on top of the first pocket by the left) WW2 Honorable Discharge patch and Army Meritorious Unit Commendation Ribbon
Picture #5 (on top of the second pocket by the left) Army of Occupation Medal Ribbon (Black and Red rectangle), Army Good Conduct Medal Ribbon (Red rectangle with the 6 strips), American Campaign Medal Ribbon and European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign.