Nice looking Framed Polish Prisoners Memorial Plaque, MAUTHAUSEN 2 K.Z. 1940/45 y. Still in its original Wooden frame since the plaque was created, has never been open up. Wooden frame measures Aprox: 14 X 10". The Polish eagle is 1 piece, MAUTHAUSEN with Shield & barbwire is another piece with the top & bottom in cut slits to secure it to the Eagle, Bottom portion is another separate piece on white paper, with the wording and dates hand inscribed in a dark ink. You can see the original faint pencil lines where the original owner used to print straight with all letters having the same height, etc. No damage but frame shows some small dings and scratches, etc. There is a stain on the right side of the eagles wing, looks like old Bug residue. I was really tempted to take the shield off of the Eagle to see if something else is underneath on the eagles chest, but didn't want to open up the back. There are a couple of specks on the eagle, this is not damage or staining but parts of the old
This is a really nice and Historical grouping of Original WW 2 Aviation Autographs, all signed in ink on a May 1945, U.S. Cloth Aviators map, Map is marked, JAPAN & SOUTH CHINA SEAS, AAF Cloth chart. Map is original AAF issue and is dated MAY 1945. Map is still in minty condition and is folded. All signatures are Clear & Crisp, and are all original, signed by the aviators years ago, I would imagine this map was signed at some form of a Historical event, perhaps in the 1960's ot 1970's Etc. Someone could probably figure out when this item was signed if they can determine when all 6 aviators were togather at one time, or at what event etc. See photos. There are a total of 6 signatures and they include the Following: 1) R.E. COLE, Co-Pilot to Jimmy Doolittle, Doolittle Raiders, flew B-25 off of a carrier to Bomb Japan, Mr. Cole is still alive and is 1 of two of the surviving members left. 2) IRA C. Weathebury, Lt. Col. Weatherly was the Co-Pilot of the B-29 "Straight Flush" which Proceede
NIce book, ENGINEERS REPLACEMENT CENTER, FORT LEONARD WOOD, Covers unit History, staff and Cadets, etc. Published in St. Louis Missouri sometime during WW 2, FORT LEONARD Is in Missouri, Book Shows minor wear and age but no damage.
Medallion or table medal shows Czechoslavakia bound in chains with Nazi Serpants & Swastikas. Excellent shape. 1.5" in diameter. Rear has shield & is dated MARCH 15, 1939. These medallions were sold/given away, showing American Support, at the Worlds Fair held in New York, USA in 1939
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