Original U.S. WWII Navy Seabee Named Grouping - Japan 1945
Original Items: Only one set available. Remember John Wayne’s 1941 Movie "The Fighting SeaBees"? Well, this soldier was one of them! The Seabees, or SeaBees, are the Construction Battalions (CBs) of the United States Navy. The Seabees have a storied history of accomplishing myriad construction and repair projects in a wide variety of military theaters originating in World War II. Their logo, says it all, a wrench in one hand and a machine gun in another.
Purchased from the veteran's family yes, literally, straight out of attic.
This is a grouping of Seaman EDWARD RUDY. Included in this grouping are the following items:
- Navy blue wool tunic with badges, rank insignia, and CB patchmarked Edaward Rudy.
- Navy blue wool dress beret/tam o shanta with gold "U.S." hatband named to RUDY.
- Navy blue cold weather face mask.
- Original WWII US Navy Dog Tags that read RUDY, EDWARD, 804-31-44 A T-3-43 USN
- Bethlehem Steel Company Quincy Yard ID Badge with photo.
- Hand painted Japanese fans one of the national flag (meatball) the other of paint Fuji.
- Japanese Bamboo hand painted wall hanging.
- Dozens of wartime Japanese postcards and photos.
- Leather wallet stamped North Africa 1943.
- Driving Permit for Guam dated 8/12/1945
- 1930s and 1940s Japanese Yen Notes
This is an extremely interesting, totally set having been in storage since WWII, offered in very good untouched condition and totally unresearched.
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