US 1st Special Forces Group MACV-SOG Snakebite Patch

An original US 1st Special Forces Group MACV-SOG Snakebite Patch Vietnam war era, machine embroidered. The badge depicts a red shield with a skulls head wearing a green beret, with an exploding shell burst, with a green snake below with parachute wings above. The badge has no damage or repairs in good condition.


Product ID: 11985


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Brief History MACV-SOG

Military Assistance Command, Vietnam – Studies and Observations Group (MACV-SOG) was a highly classified, multi-service United States special operations unit which conducted covert unconventional warfare operations prior to and during the Vietnam War. Established on 24 January 1964, the unit conducted strategic reconnaissance missions in the Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam), the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam), Laos, and Cambodia; carried out the capture of enemy prisoners, rescued downed pilots, conducted rescue operations to retrieve prisoners of war throughout Southeast Asia, and conducted clandestine agent team activities and psychological operations.

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