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Posted 6 years ago


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This is one of three early tumblers that I have depicting the early insignia for the 503rd Airborne.

The 503rd served in the Pacific theater and made several combat jumps-- the most famous of which is the Corregidor jump. After that jump the Regiment carried the nickname "The Rock" along with a new symbol.

Today the 503rd serves as part of the 173rd ABN BDE and has served in both OEF and OIF.



  1. scottvez scottvez, 6 years ago
    Thanks tlmbaran.

  2. scottvez scottvez, 6 years ago
    I haven't tried it yet-- will let you know!

  3. scottvez scottvez, 5 years ago
    Thanks tony!


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