Circular military patch. The back ground is half white and half blue. There is a triangle in the middle, the top half of the traingle is red and the bottom half is whtie. Around the circle the edge is a dark green.
Donated by Pauline Kalogeras. The patch was a part of Chris G. Kalogeras Army Air Force uniform during WWII.
The design of the insignia was originally approved in 1941 for the Indigo Task Force, Iceland Base Command, which was re-designated for the Iceland Defense Force (the army element) in 1954. The triangle, symbol of strength, represents the command's mission to defend Iceland from enemy attack. The wavy line, symbol of water, indicates that Iceland is an ocean island. Red, white, and blue are the national colors.
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Patch, Military, 1941 – 1945, Pauline's Collection, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/9680. Accessed 03/08/21.