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Jibber1941

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    WWII 69th ID, 772nd Tank Battalion, and USMC uniforms

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  1. Jacket has his laundry number printed a couple times inside the jacket. The hat I added for display. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  2. Ike jacket belonging to Staff Sergeant Walter A. Campbell. Campbell was apart of the 41st Armored Infantry Regiment, which was attached to the 2nd Armored Division. Campbell saw 4 campaigns during his time in Europe and was wounded in action and later received the Purple Heart. Campbell saw combat from Normandy to the end of the war in Central Europe. Still doing more research to find out the cause and date of his wound. Note the use of combat leader stripes under his rank insignia and the use of black felt under his Combat Infantry Badge. This grouping also came with a shadow box that he and
  3. Staff Sergeant Robert Leroy Maurus was born March 10, 1922, at home in Rock Island, the son of Gustav Alois "Gus" and Minnie Grimmenga Maurus. Maurus would graduated from Rock Island High School in 1940 and then would enlist into the U.S. Marines 2 years later on November 11, 1942. Maurus would then go to Florida to train as an aerial gunner. After finishing training with his MOS as a Radio/Gunner, Maurus would then go to the Pacific Theater of Operations. SSGT Maurus would move from unit to unit but he served 14 months with VMSB-243 and was a tail gunner in a Douglas SBD Dauntless Dive bomber
  4. Gotta love the m43, they are really nice!
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