History

HISTORY

Browse the posts below to find out more about the stories behind our products. If you have recently made a purchase, use your camera to scan the QR code on the HBN price tag, and you’ll be taken straight to the post related to your item. 

Women’s Army Corps

The Women's Army Corps (WAC) was the women's branch of the United States Army. It was created as an auxiliary unit, the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) on 15 May 1942 by Public Law 554,[1] and converted to an active duty status in the Army of the United States as...

Reckless

Staff Sergeant Reckless (c. 1948 – May 13, 1968), a decorated war horse who held official rank in the United States military, was a mare of Mongolian horse breeding. Out of a race horse dam, she was purchased in October 1952 for $250 from a Korean stableboy at...

January Small Batch

Every month, HBN Design will be creating a featured small batch of items. These items will only available for a limited time, or until they're sold out!  This month, we're celebrating the new year by remembering the Roaring 20's! We used different forums of gold to...

570th Strategic Missile Squadron

570th Strategic Missile Squadron

Activated in early 1943 as a B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber squadron, it trained under the Second Air Force. It deployed to England in the European Theater of Operations (ETO) during July 1943, where it was assigned to VIII Bomber Command as a strategic bombardment...

62nd Fighter Squadron

62nd Fighter Squadron

The 62d Fighter Squadron was activated as the 62d Pursuit Squadron, one of the original three squadrons of the 56th Pursuit Group at Army Air Base Savannah, Georgia, on 15 January 1941. The squadron immediately began training for its wartime missions under III Fighter...

VPB-44

VPB-44

VPB-44 was a Patrol Bombing Squadron of the U.S. Navy. The squadron was established as Patrol Squadron 44 (VP-44) on 3 June 1941, redesignated Patrol Bombing Squadron 44 (VPB-44) on 1 October 1944 and disestablished on 20 June 1945. 3 June 1941: VP-44 was established...

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