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52nd Engineer Battalion (United States Army) STICKER Die-Cut Vinyl Decal

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52nd 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 Silver metal and enamel device consisting of a shield blazoned: Gules, the sails of an old Dutch windmill conjoined in saltire between in pale a fleur-de-lis and a wagon wheel, all Argent. Attached below the shield a Silver scroll inscribed "NOUS SERVONS" in Red letters.


Symbolism

Red and white and the colors of the Engineer Corps. The windmill, taken from the former seal of the City of New York, represents the territory in which the regiment was organized; the wheel alludes to the service of the regiment in the Transportation Corps. The fleur-de-lis symbolizes World War I service.


Background

The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 39th Engineer Regiment on 17 June 1937. It was redesignated for the 19th Engineer Regiment (Combat) on 19 September 1940. It was redesignated for the 52d Armored Engineer Battalion on 4 September 1952. The insignia was redesignated for the 52d Engineer Battalion (Construction) on 21 March 1968.