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    Posted 12 years ago

    Driewer
    (31 items)

    This WWII Japanese Banner Was given to me by Marvin, a WWII US Navy veteran, I changed oil for him at work, and noticed his vet plates. I thanked him for protecting my freedom. We talked for awhile. About a month later I ran into him at Mcdonalds, Eating alone I sat down and had lunch with him. I Gave him my Name, Number and Address.

    This showed up at my house today.

    He has some other items, A Jap flag off Okinawa, Some coins from Hiroshima, Some Japanese paper currency etc.

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    Comments

    1. Driewer Driewer, 12 years ago
      It has a decorative dressing around the edges of the flag, Seems to be a souvenir item purchased from a shop or something in Japan.
    2. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 12 years ago
      Oh, I hope not!
    3. Driewer Driewer, 12 years ago
      Whats that?
    4. Driewer Driewer, 12 years ago
      Oh! Its genuine WWII Era, I think he got in while in the Japanese mainland. This is probly something a family would have hanging in there house, or window. I'll ask him.
    5. Driewer Driewer, 12 years ago
      I called him tonight, He doesn't remember where he got the flag, He said most likely in Japan from a shop. The coins he has from Hiroshima, They are fused together, From the blast. What a piece of history!

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