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ARVN 2nd Division Reconnaissance Scarf

Date: 1960s

Description: Multipiece construction, 2nd Division Insignia Design, Named on the reverse to "Trung Si Lac Cheng", Sergeant Lac Cheng. Reconnaissance/Strike units served as quick-response formations for engaging and locating enemy units. Members of these units in the ARVN often wore scarfs for identifcation in the field. The scarf shown here bears the design of the 2nd Infantry Division insignia, and can be attributed to its divisional level reconnaissance/strike unit. This item stands as another piece RVNHS is pleased to house in its collection.

Soldiers of the 5th Division Reconnaissance Battalion in Scarfs, late-1960s.

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