Iwo Jima captured soldier's personal silk Japanese prayer flag
February - March 1945
A captured Japanese silk prayer flag, painted in black ink, decorated with the names of his colleagues and of his Captain, a Nagahisa Muren?, leather corner pieces at the luff with the original cord ties. 28in. x 36in.; together with a dress uniform tunic from a 5th Marine veteran, the tunic bearing the 5th division patch and Sargent's stripes. Small moth hole to the front of the tunic, some light staining and a few small moth holes to the flag.