1st Canadian Parachute Battalion – Plastic economy cap badge
Extremely rare original 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion, plastic economy cap badge. The badge is in good condition, one lug shows a small damage, see photos. Hard to find badge.
The 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion was an airborne infantry battalion of the Canadian Army, formed in July 1942. It served in Northwest Europe, landing in Normandy during Operation Tonga, in conjunction with the D-Day landings of 6 June 1944 and in the airborne assault crossing of the River Rhine, Operation Varsity, in March 1945. After the end of hostilities in Europe, the battalion was returned to Canada where it was disbanded on 30 September 1945.
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