Insignia of the Thunderbolts

The mixture of insignia and distinctive colors of several arms incorporated in the Armored Force symbolize integrity and esprit.

It is an interlocked ornament, found in Nordic monuments, composed of three torques: red for Artillery; blue for Infantry; and yellow for Cavalry.

The symbols represent the characteristics of Armored Divisions: the tank track, mobility and armor protection; the cannon, fire power; and the red bolt of lightning, shock action.

11th Armored Unit Insignia
11th Armored Patches

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Thunderbolt insignia

Ribbon and Insignia