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291st Engineer Battalion (United States Army) STICKER Die-Cut Vinyl Decal

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291st Engineer Battalion (United States Army) STICKER Die-Cut Vinyl Decal

Spice up your MacBook, Laptop, Car, Water bottle or any other flat smooth surface with this full color glossy laminated decal. This decal is solvent printed on 6mil vinyl with a 1.5mil layer of laminate to protect from water, UV and scratches. Printed in the USA.

Description/Blazon

A Gold color metal and enamel device consisting of a shield blazoned:  Gules, a cost enhanced Argent between in chief a lion rampant and in base a lion passant guardant bendwise Or.  Attached below the shield a Gold scroll inscribed "LABORAMUS AD MUNIENDUM" in Black letters.


Symbolism

Scarlet and white are the colors of the Corps of Engineers.  The rampant lion is from the arms of Bavaria and symbolizes the unit's final campaign during World War II, the Central Europe campaign.  The lion "passant guardant" is from the arms of Normandy and represents the organization's participation in the assault landing on the beaches.  The motto translates to "We Work To Fortify."


Background

The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 24 May 1956.