8240th AU Shoulder Sleeve Insignia
Progression of designs for the 8240th AU Shoulder Sleeve Insignia
U Partisan N
Original 1952 dated Report of Operations HQ Guerrilla FEC/LD 8240th Army Unit cover sheet that depicts a drawing of the center portion of the UNPFK/UNPIK patch as well as a U PARTISANS N scroll.

A very unique Korean hand embroidered quilted silk U PARTISANS N patch. This is the only example known as of this date.
SGM George Yosich
Uniform removed Japanese machine made, United Nations Partisan Forces Korea shoulder sleeve insignia attributed to SGM George Yosich.

Courtesy of Stephen Cheng Mao Shiao
SGT Floyd Murray
Japanese machine made, United Nations Partisan Forces Korea shoulder sleeve insignia.

This patch was found in the personal effects of SGT Floyd Murray who was killed in action while on a recon patrol in the 3rd ID on 4 April 1951. SGT Murray was awarded a posthumous Purple Heart and Silver Star for his actions that day.

It remains a mystery on how he obtained the patch, but have to assume that he obtained it from somebody who was perhaps a 'Line Crosser' with whom he had contact.
UNPFK SSI
United Nations Partisan Forces Korea Japanese machine embroidered Patch.

This patch is believed to be an early design of the UNPFK patch, and is the only ones' found with the unfilled canopy.
UNPFK SSI
United Nations Partisan Forces Korea Japanese machine embroidered Patch.

This patch is believed to be a early design of the UNPFK patch, and is the only ones' found with the unfilled canopy.
UNPFK SSI
United Nations Partisan Forces Korea Japanese machine embroidered Patch.

This patch is believed to be an early design of the UNPFK patch, and is the only ones' found with the unfilled canopy.
UNPFK SSI
Korean hand embroidered United Nations Partisan Forces Korea shoulder sleeve insignia.
UNPFK SSI
Korean made United Nations Partisan Forces Korea shoulder sleeve insignia.
UNPFK SSI
Korean hand embroidered, using raw silk floss United Nations Partisan Forces Korea shoulder sleeve insignia.

This is the only known Korean made UNPFK patch made that has been found as of this date.
UNPFK SSI
Japanese machine embroidered United Nations Partisan Forces Korea Patch.

This is the only example known as of this date with this distinct bell-shaped sides.

Courtesy of Dennis Kim
UNPFK SSI
A well worn, Japanese machine embroidered, uniform removed United Nations Partisan Forces Korea non swallow tail patch.
UNPFK SSI
Uniform removed, Japanese machine embroidered United Nations Partisan Forces Korea non swallow tail shoulder sleeve insignia.
UNPFK SSI
A well worn, Japanese machine embroidered, uniform removed United Nations Partisan Forces Korea patch.
CPL Bob Menton
Japanese machine embroidered United Nations Partisan Forces Korea shoulder sleeve insignia sewn on the left sleeve of CPL Bob Menton's Ike Jacket.


Courtesy of Stephen Cheng Mao Shiao
CPL Bob Menton
CPL Bob Menton a communications specialist wearing a locally modified 1947 pattern HBT with pockets at both shoulder (cigarettes pocket at right and pen pocket at left).


Courtesy of Stephen Cheng Mao Shiao
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SGM George Yosich

Uniform removed Japanese machine made, United Nations Partisan Forces Korea shoulder sleeve insignia attributed to SGM George Yosich. Courtesy of Stephen Cheng Mao Shiao

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