Spanish American War/Philippines Wars Era USMC Slouch Hat

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Our identification is tentative based on this coming from an attic sale with other Marine items (now long gone) and its slight differences from the standard 1889 pattern army slouch hat. The hat is drab with a slight hint of green. It has the pre-1912 crease down the center of the crown. There are no […]

WWII Original USMC Philippines 1944 Dated Art Drawing of Infantry Soldiers Relic

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This original hand-drawn sketch is dated December 27th, 1944 and was hand sketched by the US Marine Corps soldiers fighting in the Pacific Theater. Sketches and drawings like this were not uncommon for soldiers to do as drawing and writing letters became a way to occupy their minds and pass time in between the fighting. […]

WWII Original USMC Philippines 1944 Dated Art Drawing of Japanese Pill Box Relic

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This original hand-drawn sketch is dated October 22nd, 1944 and was hand sketched by the US Marine Corps soldiers fighting in the Pacific Theater. Sketches and drawings like this were not uncommon for soldiers to do as drawing and writing letters became a way to occupy their minds and pass time in between the fighting. […]