Conflicts of the 20th Century

21 Oct 2015, starting at 10:00 EDT .

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D-DAY: A 45 COMMANDO ROYAL MARINES UNION JACK BROUGHT ASHORE BY SERGEANT GRAY, ON RED SECTOR SWORD BEACH, WITH HIS BERET AND MEDALS, 6 JUNE 1944 Flag: 36 x 60in (91 x 152cm)

A 48-Star Ensign flown both on the Salerno Invasion of Sicily, and on D-day On the Normandy beaches from USS LST-2 "Dirty Duece," salerno, September 9, 1943 and D-day June 6, 1944 Flag: 61 x 39in (155 x 99cm); photos: 8 x 10in (20 x 25cm)

OPERATION OVERLORD: AMERICAN FLAG FLOWN BY BRITISH LCT 7074, NORMANDY, JUNE TO JULY 1944 30 x 53in (76 x 135cm)

D-Day, JUNE 6 1945: A "UNION JACK" Liberation Flag, flown from a window of a house in St Aubin-Sur-Mer, NORMANDY 23 x 35in (59 x 89cm)

D-DAY: US ARMY RANGERS MEDIC HELMET, IN ACTION 6 JUNE 1944 11 x 9 x 7in (28 x 23 x 18cm)

D-DAY 101st Airborne: US ARMY PARATROOPER JUMP KNIFE AND SCABBARDS, JUNE 1944 M3 knife and scabbard: 12 x 2.5in (30 x 6cm)

D-DAY COLLECTION OF SEAMAN JOHN BENTON FRANKEMOLLE, US COAST GUARD, 6 JUNE 1944 Dress cap: 9.5 x 3 x 9.5in (24 x 8 x 24cm); dress tunic: 18 x 23in (46 x 58cm); dress trousers: 44 x 24in (112 x 61cm)

SIX ALLIED BANNERS MADE IN LIBERATED FRANCE, 1944-1945 Various sizes

A 407th Infantry Regiment Presentation Platter from the USN, September 1944 Platter: 18 x 14in (46 x 35cm) 2

US "GHOST ARMY": HELMET AND GOGGLES, 1944 Various sizes

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