Original WWII "Jap Hunting License" card from a 4th Division Iwo Jima Veteran
Lot 149
Iwo Jima 4th Division USMC 'Jap Hunting License' 1945
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Iwo Jima 4th Division USMC 'Jap Hunting License' 1945
A small printed yellow card lettered "Jap Hunting License. Good for duration of season. Open season no Limit. no 1664", verso with ink note 'get me one' and signed 'Norbert Lawrence van Wansel'. 2.2in. x 3.5in.

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  • Exhibited:
    The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space museum, 1995-2007

    Provenance:
    - M.L.van Wansel.
    - The War Museum

    This printed card was part of the surge of anti-Japanese sentiments that flooded the States after the attack on Pearl Harbor. This one, is provenanced to a USMC 4th Div veteran.
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