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Posted 2 years ago

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OleDogEare…
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WWII Japanese canteen requisitioned by my father on Tarawa.
he was with the 2nd Div, 6th Regmt, Company C, 1st Platoon.

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  1. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    GREAT trench art canteen. Was your father the artist or did a buddy engrave the artwork?

    Scott
  2. OleDogEaredCollector, 2 years ago
    Dad picked up this and a few other souvenirs ( I'll post the others as I find them ) on Tarawa, Okinawa, Saipan, Pelileu and a few other hole-in-the-wall islands he "visited" He did the art work on this himself although I don't recall with what. ( Maybe his Ka-Bar? ) I inherited his disease ( both to have enlisted in the Corps and to collect all things Marines ) lol. More to Come!
  3. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks for sharing.

    I really like trench art and have a bunch posted on here-- several USMC items.

    I look forward to seeing the other items!

    Scott
  4. tlmbaran tlmbaran, 2 years ago
    nice!!!

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