The World War II 70th Anniversary Sale

29 Apr 2015, starting at 10:00 EDT .

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First US battlefield map of Guadalcanal, Forces landed 7 and 8th August 1942 9 x 62 in (23 x 157 cm)

Guadalcanal: a collection of 21 letters from private Walter J. Wilkinson to Mr. and Mrs. George Hayward in New Bedford, Mass, August 1942 to January 1943 Various sizes

Imperial Japanese Army Type 92 Tetsubo Helmet with three bullet holes, captured Guadalcanal, December 1943 9-1/2 x 11 x 6-1/2 in (24 x 28 x 17 cm)

Colonel Lewis "Chesty" Puller's Marine Officer's Hat, 1941-1945 5 x 11 x 11 in (13 x 28 x 28 cm)

Colonel John Arthur, CO, 2nd Marine Division, Class A Jacket and Cap, 1941-1945 Hat: 11 x 4.5 in (28 x 11 cm); jacket: 31 x 20 in (79 x 50 cm)

Medals and Official Papers of Thomas Murray, USMC Veteran of the Battle of Tarawa November 20 – 23, 1943 Various Sizes

US Marine Corps Exhibition Photographs: the Battles of Tarawa and Okinawa, 1943-1945 [but later] Okinawa photo: 22.5 x 17.5 in (57 x 44.4 cm); Tarawa photograph: 20.5 x 24 in (52 x 61 cm) 2

A 48 star US Battle Flag Recovered after Operation Cartwheel, Battle of New Britain, 15 December 1943 47 x 42.5 in (119 x 108 cm)

UNIS Marked US Marine Camouflage Uniform, Worn at the Battle of Cape Gloucester, Territory of New Guinea, December 1943 to April 1944 Jacket: 31 x 17 in; trousers: 39 x 34 in

Island hopping campaigns in the Pacific: Plans and Maps and reports for Eniwetok, roi/Namur, guam, palau islands. December 1943 to August 1944 Largest map: 18.5 x 19.5 in (47 x 50 cm) 5

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