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Original U.S. WWII Company "A" 1637th Engineer Corps Commemorative Scarf - "The Globe Trotters"

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Original Item: One of a Kind. This is a fantastic WWII Commemorative scarf from from hand embroidered white fabric, measuring approximately 39"L x 10"W.  It is possibly made from parachute canopy material. The Scarf has some tassels on the end, and lists many of the locations visited by Company A of the U.S. Army 1637th corps of Engineers. The travels of of this group were chronicled in the book The Story of the 1637th Engineers...The Willing Globetrotters by Robert Schumacher of Floral Park, NY, published on October 1946.

One end of the flag has a large embroidered "castle" emblem, the symbol of the Army Engineering Corps, and has 1637 above and Co. A below. Above this it there is The Glove Trotters embroidered as well, which does have a spelling error. The other end has Philippine Islands 1945 marked. Between these are listed other locations visited by the 1637th: France, Germany, Panama, New Guinea, Belgium. This really was a unit that "Trotted the Globe" during their service during WWII.

A fantastic and colorful WWII Commemorative item, ready to add some color to your collection!

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