WWII:  From Homefront to Warfront

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Dave Albrecht

Dave Albrecht figurine from Calcutta, India  

Elephant figurine from Calcutta, India

Jim Begler

Jim Begler Letter Opener  

A souvenir letter opener bought from locals
during his service in the Pacific

Charles Buberle

Charles Buberle VFW Cap  

VFW Cap

Charles Buberle

Charles Buberle Sewing Kit  

Sewing Kit


 


 

 

Carbon Hill School Museum

Air Corp Mother Pillow  

Air Corp Mother Pillow

 

 

Carbon Hill School Museum

Army Mother-in-law Pillow  

Army Mother-in-law Pillow

 

Carbon Hill School Museum

Air Forces Sister Pillow  

Air Forces Sister Pillow

 

Delphine Enrietta

Delphine Enrietta Signature Keepsake  

Signature Keepsake
Signatures of Delphine's Elwood Ordnance Plant
co-workers, 1942

 
 

 

Louis Enrietta

Louis Enrietta Chinese Translation Book  

Chinese Translation Book

 

Bill Finn

Bill Finn Commerative award presented in Bastogne, Belgium  

Commerative award presented in Bastogne, Belgium

 

Bill Finn

Bill Finn French Jubilee of Liberty medal awarded on the 50th anniversary of 
D-Day to those who took part in the Battle of Normandy  

French Jubilee of Liberty medal awarded on the 50th anniversary of
D-Day to those who took part in the Battle of Normandy

 

Bill Finn

Bill Finn Award in appreciation of the 101st Airborne Division, 
presented in Mourmelon, France on the 50th anniversary  

Award in appreciation of the 101st Airborne Division,
presented in Mourmelon, France on the 50th anniversary

 
 

 

Loyal Galbreath

Loyal Galbreath Japanese whiskey for Americans stationed in Japan  

Japanese whiskey for Americans stationed in Japan

 

 

Loyal Galbreath

Loyal Galbreath Japanese lighters  

Japanese lighters

 

Loyal Galbreath

Loyal Galbreath Japanese dish  

Japanese dish

 

Robert Inman

Robert Inman Sundy Club  

Sunday Club of London Membership Card

 
 

 

Robert Inman

Robert Inman Schrapnel  

Piece of schrapnel that bounced off Inman's helmet.

 

Marcus Marketti

Marcus Marketti Lucky Strike Green  

Lucky Strike Green - before the packs went white, supposedly to save materials, used to produce the green tone, for the war effort

 

John "Bill" McLuckie

Bill McLuckie Dollar Bill  

Dollar bill signed by all the guys in the 45th Division, which Bill carried all through WWII

 

John "Bill" McLuckie

Bill McLuckie Silk handkerchief from Germany  

Silk handkerchief from Germany

 
 

 

Robert Thornburg

Robert Thornburg Rehabilitation Bag 

Leather bag he made and detailed as part of his 
rehabilitation after being wounded in the Pacific

 

Marvin Tyler

 

Hinky Dink Bar Souvenir Photo

 

Eddie Washburn

Eddie Washburn Candlestick Holder  

Candlestick holder made by a soldier from a broken propeller for daughter Linda's first birthday

 

Walfred Williams

Walfred Williams Short Snorters money containing the names of soldiers that served with Williams front  

Short Snorters - money containing the names of soldiers 
that served with Walfred H. Williams.

 
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