U.S. ARMY RANK INSIGNIA

First World War Era

Link to Field Clerks' Insignia





Leaders of Coast Artillery-manned mine planters were Warrant Officers without insignia of rank, but
they did wear job-specialty sleeve insignia. The Army Mine Planter Service existed from 1918 until 1947.


MP Lotus, 172-foot, U.S. Army Mine Planter, Built 1918-19.
Photo - U.S. Coast Guard





Contrary to what you may read on Wikipedia or other such informational
collections, General of the Armies Pershing never wore gold stars as an
insignia of rank.  Four silver stars is the regulation insignia for US Army
Generals and he never wore anything else. RWDP

 


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