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Description: Shield of silver, five ancient inescutcheons of blue, disposed in cross, those in the flanks facing the center, each charged with eleven silver bezants, 3, 2, 3, 2, 1; diminished and battled border of blue.
Jorge Candeias, 16 Dec 2003,
translating from the Portuguese Army site
This group has a very heraldic coat of arms, whose
shield is black with four 8-pointed hollowed mullets disposed vertically,
sided by two silver swords. The crest includes the shield of the
Jorge Candeias, 15 Dec 2003
First guidon (guião) of this battalion (no dates mentioned, but the
battalion came to existence in 1922), the Hunter Parachutist Battalion. The
motto "QUE NUNCA POR VENCIDOS SE CONHEÇAM" means "May
they never be known as loosers".
João Madureira, 08 Jun 1998