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76th Engineer Battalion (United States Army) STICKER Die-Cut Vinyl Decal

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76th 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

A Silver color metal and enamel device consisting of a rounded shield blazoned:  Gules, a sea lion Argent, in dexter chief the head of a stone war club of the like.  Attached below and to the sides of the shield a Silver scroll inscribed “LABORARE EST VINCERE” in Red letters.


Symbolism

The shield is in the colors of the Corps of Engineers.  The sea lion, central charge in the arms of the city of Manila, is used to symbolize service in the Philippine Islands.  The stone war club head is of a type commonly used by the native warriors of New Guinea and represents service there.  The motto translates to “To Work Is To Conquer.”


Background

The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 76th Engineer Construction Battalion on 27 June 1952.  It was redesignated for the 76th Engineer Battalion (Construction) on 12 April 1955.