Green Beret, U. S. Army

Description
U.S. Special Forces, named the Green Berets in 1962, were among the first American soldiers sent to Vietnam. Their mission was to train and lead American allies against communist forces.
Object Name
beret
date made
ca 1962
maker
Dorothea Knitting Mills, Ltd.
Measurements
overall: 80 mm x 240 mm; 3 5/32 in x 9 7/16 in
place made
Canada: Ontario, Toronto
ID Number
2013.0313.01
accession number
2013.0313
catalog number
2013.0313.01
subject
Clothing & Accessories
Military
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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