Category:128th Infantry Regiment Heraldry

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Coat of Arms[edit]

Blazon[edit]

  • Shield:
  1. Azure, on a pale Or the shoulder sleeve insignia of the 32nd Division Proper (a Red arrow having shot through a line), on a chief of the second three fountains.
  • Crest: On a wreath of the colors Or and Azure, a badger couchant Proper.
  • Motto: LES TERRIBLES (The Terrible Ones).

Symbolism[edit]

  • Shield:
  1. The shield is blue for Infantry.
  2. The pale, dividing the shield into thirds, alludes to three of the major offensive engagements in which the organization as an element of the 32nd Division participated in World War I.
  3. The red arrow is the design of the shoulder sleeve insignia of the 32nd Division.
  4. Traditionally, the word “Wisconsin” means “wild rushing waters,” thus the three fountains, heraldic symbols for water, appropriately stand for the Wisconsin Army National Guard regiments: First, Second and Third, from which elements stemmed to make up the organization during World War I.
  • Crest: That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Wisconsin Army National Guard.

Background[edit]

  1. The Coat Of Arms was approved on 1926-03-25.
  2. It was amended to revise the description on 1926-04-20.

Distinctive Unit Insignia[edit]

Description[edit]

  1. A metal and enamel device 1 1/16 inches (2.70 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned as follows: Azure, on a pale Or the shoulder sleeve insignia of the 32nd Division Proper (a Red arrow having shot through a line), on a chief of the second three fountains.
  2. Attached above on a wreath of the colors Or and Azure, a badger couchant Proper.
  3. Attached below and to the sides a Gold scroll inscribed “LES TERRIBLES” in Blue letters.

Symbolism[edit]

  1. The shield is blue for Infantry.
  2. The pale, dividing the shield into thirds, alludes to three of the major offensive engagements in which the organization as an element of the 32nd Division participated in World War I.
  3. The red arrow is the design of the shoulder sleeve insignia of the 32nd Division.
  4. Traditionally, the word “Wisconsin” means “wild rushing waters,” thus the three fountains, heraldic symbols for water, appropriately stand for the Wisconsin Army National Guard regiments: First, Second and Third, from which elements stemmed to make up the organization during World War I.

Background[edit]

  1. The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 1926-03-15.
  2. It was amended to revise the description on 1926-04-20.

Flag[edit]

Description[edit]

  • Size:
  1. Hoist: Three Feet.
  2. Fly: Four Feet.
  • Organizational colors:
  1. Background: National Flag Blue
  2. Fringe: Yellow.
  3. Letters and Numbers: National Flag Blue
  4. Scrolls: White
  5. Outline of scrolls:Yellow
  • Arms:
  1. The flag has a solid background with an embroidered American eagle displayed centered thereon, in Proper Colors.
  2. In its right talon the eagle holds an olive branch; in its left talon, a bundle of 13 arrows, all in proper colors.
  3. Its beak grasps a scroll inscribed with the unit motto.
  4. Below the eagle is a scroll inscribed with the designation of the organization.
  5. On the eagle’s breast is embroidered the shield of the coat of arms and the State Crest is above the eagle’s head.
  6. When a unit is allocated to two or more States, the Crests will be displayed in the order of the entry of each State in the Union.

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