United States 9th (IX) Army Corps shoulder sleeve insignia (patch). The patch is fully embroidered with a snowy back. Worn condition. Most likely 1940s (WW2) era. The patch does not react to UV light (does not glow under blacklight).
Additional Notes: The U.S. IX (9th) Corps was a corps of the United States Army. For most of its operational history, IX Corps was headquartered in or around Japan and subordinate to U.S. Army commands in the Far East. The corps spent most of WW2 in charge of defenses on the West Coast of the United States, before moving to Hawaii and Leyte to plan and organize operations for U.S. forces advancing across the Pacific. Following the end of the war, IX Corps participated in the occupation of mainland Japan.
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|Dimensions||4 × 3 × .5 in|