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Collection Sheet For Battery "A", 780th Field Artillery, Ft. Bragg, April 1942

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Posted 3 years ago

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Here is an interesting document. This is a money collection sheet for Battery “A”, 780th Field Artillery, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, dated April 30, 1942.
It lists money owed for such things as Post Exchange, Pool, Tailor, Barber, Photographs, Battery Fund, and Theater. It is interesting to see what things cost during WW II.
Enjoy.

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  1. Manikin Manikin, 3 years ago
    Very cool piece packrat ! I looked to be sure none of my family was on there and were owed money by USA :-)
  2. packrat-place packrat-place, 3 years ago
    Thank you very much Mani. The sheet was actually much longer, however, I decided to just photograph the top and bottom, so it was more readable.
  3. scottvez scottvez, 3 years ago
    Good to see most spent money on photographs-- it has given me something to collect!

    Scott
  4. Chrisnp Chrisnp, 3 years ago
    My first thought was how great to pay only a dollar for a haircut. Then I remembered what army haircuts were like.
  5. scottvez scottvez, 3 years ago
    Chris-- you can still get some dollar haircuts overseas!

    Scott
  6. packrat-place packrat-place, 3 years ago
    Thank you very much for visiting scottvez, Chrisnp, ttomtucker , mrmajestic1, Dan121156 & bratjdd.
    scottvez, you do have great photographs.
  7. packrat-place packrat-place, 3 years ago
    Thank you very much pickingupbones & BELLIN68

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