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"Hell from Above" Airborne Class 20 Guidon


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This is a recent pickup but I haven't been able to find much on it. It measures 31 inches long at the longest point and 22 1/2 inches wide. The material is a heavy cotton with almost a burlap feel to it. The stitching does not glow under a black light. The "20" and "Hell from Above" are more faded than the "Airborne Class" and jump wing. The writing appears hand done with a stencil and is painted/colored onto the guidon. It does not look like a depot product and looks like it was produced locally. Any help is appreciated.

 

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Private Elisha Leake, Company G, 73rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry, 11th Army Corps, KIA, Gettysburg, Pa., 2 July 1863 Great Great Uncle

 

Sgt. Isaac Willis, Company G, 73rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry, 11th Army Corps, KIA, Gettysburg, Pa., 2 July 1863 Great Great Uncle

 

You Are Not Forgotten

 

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I love these guidons! Thanks for sharing!

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I am an amateur collector of US military items of the 20th century.

 

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