“Distinguishing Patches – Second Edition“, Formation Patches of the Canadian Army, 1916-1996. Clive M. Law, $29.95, Includes 8 full colour pages with over 400 patches.
This book documents the fascinating history of the design, approval and use of sleeve-worn formation patches of the Canadian Army from their inception during the First World War right up to the patches currently worn in Afghanistan.
“Distinguishing Patches” 2nd Editon, Clive M. Law. Out of print for over 12 years this popular book has been updated and re-printed. Starting with the initial “battle patches” authorised in 1916 this book covers the history of Canadian formation patches up to those in wear in Afghanistan today. Based completely on original research at Canada’s National Archives and at the Department of National Defence this book is THE authoritative work on this highly popular collecting field. In addition to the documentary photographs the book includes eight pages showing all of the patches in full colour.
80 pages, over 90 illustrations. Now available!