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You helped to preserve one of the most unique and powerful military icons of the long struggle for freedom -- lest the world forget. A standard part of that grueling, day-long initiation ritual is when the "shellbacks" force the "polywogs" to submit to a haircut from the Royal Barber -- which includes chop-jobs like those inflicted on these two polywogs in World War Two aboard the aircraft carrier USS Saratoga in enroute to the invasion of the Marshall Islands. The patching ceremony is the Army's way of recognizing soldiers who serve in combat areas. So, further down in this article, we'll take a fascinating look at how one video gaming artist. Well, you'll be relieved to hear that at least a few of today's st Division paratroopers do, in fact, openly flaunt the combat Mohawk that their own outfit made famous in World War Two. The following written account from shows just how tough those "crossing the line" initiations could be in those days.