23rd Americal Division Patch
23rd Americal Division Patch. Military spec 3 inch vertical measurement color shoulder patch
The Americal Division, officially the 23rd Infantry Division, of the United States Army was formed in May 1942 on the island of New Caledonia. In the immediate emergency following Pearl Harbor, the United States had hurriedly sent three individual regiments to defend New Caledonia against a feared Japanese attack.