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Army Football Team To Wear World War II 82nd Airborne Division-Inspired Uniforms Against Navy

December 05, 2016

This Saturday in their game against Navy, the Army football team will wear uniforms paying tribute to the 82nd Airborne Division of World War II.

The team will wear uniforms inspired by the paratroopers jumpsuits, which will also include a 48-star American flag along the right shoulder, player name tapes, full-color historical unit patches, a division patch and an improvised camo base layer.

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Nicknamed the “All Americans” because they drew members from every state in the country, Army will wear an All American Patch on the front of their jersey.

The 82nd Airborne Division during World War II lead the invasion of Italy, Normandy and Holland with little to no reinforcements.

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Army will attempt to break their 14-time losing streak to Navy this Saturday at 3 pm ET.

For more information on the uniforms, read here.

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