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Name World War II

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Image of Induction Card - Card, Induction

Induction Card - Card, Induction

Induction Card for Maxon Earl Thornton, #39681890, February 13, 1942 at Reception Center, Fort Douglas, Utah.

Image of History of the U.S.S. Utah - History, USS Utah

History of the U.S.S. Utah - History, USS Utah

History of the U.S.S. Utah, 32 pages. Booklet has red cardstock cover and measures 8 1/2" x 11. Describes the attack on Pearl Harbor and its aftermath as lived by Charles Ray Christensen.

Image of Telephone Directory 1942 - Directory, Ft Douglas 1942

Telephone Directory 1942 - Directory, Ft Douglas 1942

Telephone Directory, Fort Douglas, Utah, November 20, 1942, Telephone 5-6611. Measures 6" x 6 1/4", in gray cardstock cover with 10 pages.

Image of Wendover Field Postcard - Postcard, Wendover Field

Wendover Field Postcard - Postcard, Wendover Field

Postcard, Greetings from Wendover Field, Utah, Wendover Field, Wendover, Utah WWII bomber training base. Training base for the crews of the 509th Composite Group and the first atomic bombardment.

Image of German Army Trousers - Trousers, German

German Army Trousers - Trousers, German

Trousers, German Army. Standard issue of WWII German Officers fatigue trousers. Two side pockets, no back pockets. Five buttons on fly with five holes. Six belt loops. One small front pocket on right front side at top. Color is green/blue, size length 16", waist 34".

Image of Campaign Hat--WW II - Hat, Campaign

Campaign Hat--WW II - Hat, Campaign

Hat, campaign, WWII, US Army, has a 3" brim which circles the entire hat. Small 1" band also circles the entire hat perpendicular to the brim. Field Artillery emblem is attached to top front of hat. Also, there is leather chin strap attached to hat and over the gold card on hat. Four air holes on hat. Brown in color.

Image of Army Service Cap - Cap, Garrison

Army Service Cap - Cap, Garrison

Cap, service, overseas, US Army, WWII, Officers. Standard issue WWII service cap, khaki in color with black trim around the edges. Identifying mark is name "Howard C. Price Jr." sewn inside of cap in red lettering. Size S-7.

Image of Shoulder Boards--WW II - Shoulder Knots

Shoulder Boards--WW II - Shoulder Knots

Shoulder boards have interwoven gold colored nylon that is sewn upon white cloth base. A figure "8" is the pattern of weaving and a gold button of an eagle is sewn onto one side. Use of shoulder boards are for white Army Mess Uniform, US Army, WWII, Officers.

Image of Wire Rimmed Eyeglasses - Glasses

Wire Rimmed Eyeglasses - Glasses

Eyeglasses has circular eyeglasses with two noseguards and thin aluminum wire six inches long bent to go around ears. Makers signature is located between two eyepieces "Bausch & Lomb". US Officers, WWII, wire rimmed eyeglasses.

Image of Japanese Field Gun Type 91 - Gun, Field, Japan

Japanese Field Gun Type 91 - Gun, Field, Japan

Type 91, 105mm field gun, Japanese, used during WWII. This gun was displayed at the Ogden Reserve Center until transferred to the Museum.

Image of Ike Jacket - Jacket, Ike

Ike Jacket - Jacket, Ike

Jacket, Wool, Olive Drab, "Ike". A short jacket with two flapped breast pockets closed with snaps, fly front with four concealed buttons, two buttons on each side for waist adjustment, 7th Army patch on left shoulder, ribbons over left pocket; Silver Star, Air Medal w/ 1 Silver 2 Bronze Clusters, Purple Heart, American Defense, Europe Theater, WWII Victory Med, Occupation Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Service Medal, US Service Medal, and Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation. US Pattern Stock #55-J-570-807.

Image of Zero Airplane Fragment - Fragment, Japanese AC

Zero Airplane Fragment - Fragment, Japanese AC

Fragment, Japanese Aircraft, Zero. Back of plate is black. Rectangular shaped with holes in three corners. Background of plate is black. Japanese figures are all aluminum silver color. From a WWII Japanese "Zero" Aircraft.

Image of Pac Boots - Boots, Cold Weather

Pac Boots - Boots, Cold Weather

Boots, Field Pacs. Pair Post WWII Officers Artic (AAF) boots with leather uppers. Six hole and four hook closure. Rubber soles, size S-12 Narrow, black in color.

Image of Army Service Coat - Coat, Service

Army Service Coat - Coat, Service

Coat, service, Officer, Army Air Corp, WWII, Army olive drab in color with buttoned pockets, 4 button front with the bottom one for behine the belt plastic. Has "U.S." and officer (Aviation) devices on lapels and a Bombediers wings above the left pocket. Has an entegrated belt with metal buckle and snap. Thre is a 32 inche pleat in the back tail also has an officers stripe around each cuff. Has silk lining.

Image of Navy Hat--WW II - Hat, USN

Navy Hat--WW II - Hat, USN

Hat, Flat, US Navy, WWII, dark blue in color. Original ribbon reads: US NAVY. Ribbon was replaced with ribbon that reads: USS UTAH (1978.013.14).

Image of German Army Helmet - Helmet, German

German Army Helmet - Helmet, German

Helmet, Wehrmacht, German, WWII, no chinstrap, leather/cord adjustment suspension, Wehrmacht eagle on left outside, "OD" in two colors inked on back headband. "Germany" inked on right inside. Dark gray in color.

Image of Nambu Pistol - Pistol, SN 43773, Japanese

Nambu Pistol - Pistol, SN 43773, Japanese

Pistol, Nambu, Type 14, Japan. SN 43773, Japan, 8 mm., semi-automatic. Complete with correct 8 round detachable box magazine.

Image of Flight Jacket - Jacket, Leather

Flight Jacket - Jacket, Leather

Jacket, WWII, Leather, high altitude flight suit, all fleece lined with metal zippers, appears to be original suspenders on trousers, cuffs are pegged (for boots). Coat has a single pocket on the right side, the left pocket has been replaced by a large patch. Both soldiers and the pocket are mahogany colored on dark brown for the rest of the coat. Double strap/buckle on collar. Waist has a strap/buckle adjustment on each side. Severe cracking of the leather is happening. Cuffs are pegged for glove/mitten wear. Size is men's 42, color is brown/tan.

Image of Chemical Mask - Gas Mask, Chemical

Chemical Mask - Gas Mask, Chemical

Mask, Chemical Biological, tank, US Army, M-25 A-1, two shoulder carrying strapssingle flap uses velcro closure, contained in a GM pouch which reads "US Mask, Chemical, Biological Tank M25 A1" on front imprinted on top of a three inch "48" velcro closure with a pull strap. There is a carrying, cannister sling M9 inside pouch single lens, fabric rubber hose. Has what appears to like jack. Olive drab in color bag with black and olive green mask.

Image of German Goggles - Goggles, German

German Goggles - Goggles, German

Goggles, German with Storage Can, WWII, adjustable frame - both frames have had cushioning sewn to the backs which is old and crumbling badly. Elastic band has hooks and adjustment clips. Metal container has a shelf slot inside for lens storage. Brown to tan in coloring.