Badge, Sharpshooter, Rifle, Mortar, Carbine, Sterling
  • Badge, Sharpshooter, Rifle, Mortar, Carbine, Sterling
  • Badge, Sharpshooter, Rifle, Mortar, Carbine, Sterling

Badge, Sharpshooter, Rifle, Mortar, Carbine, Sterling

€55.00

Genuine WWII US Sharpshooter, First-class Gunner badge, with Rifle, Mortar, Carbine bars.

The US Army created its first musketry proficiency badges circa 1880 to reward marksmen. According t the system enacted in 1921, three basic badges indicated the degree of proficiency, and additional bars specific weapons or courses.

The three badges were:

- Marksman, Second-class Gunner. Minimum score of 60-77 % of points, depending on the weapon or qualification course.

- Sharpshooter, First-class Gunner. 78-87 % of points.

- Expert. 85-91 % of points.

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