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Wwii World War 2 Soldier Photo Album Marines Pearl Harbor Ships Hula 1943 Cards For Sale
THIS PHOTO ALBUM DATES BACK TO WWII, IT IS AN ESTATE ITEM, FROM THE ESTATE OF THE MARINE IN SOME PICTURES AND HIS FRIENDS IN SERVICE. IT APPEARS SOME ARE FROM HIS SERVICE IN HAWAII, HE SERVED AT PEARL HARBOR AND WAS PRESENT ON DEC 7 1941 DURING THE JAPANESE ATTACK - MARINES NAME CECIL SMITH . COVER BLUE WITH WEAR AROUND EDGES, PADDED HARDCOVER WITH EMBOSSED TANK SHIPS ETC PLANES FROM MILITARY - INSIDE MOST ARE ACTUAL PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE BUILDINGS AND PEOPLE AROUND HIM. THERE ARE ALSO SOME PTOTOS THAT I BELIEVE WERE PRINTED PHOTOS, OF THE RIGHTING OF THE OKIE, SHIPS BURNING ETC ETC. HE COMMENTED ON EVERY PHOTO WHO IT IS, OR WHERE, EVEN THE PRINTED ONES. SOME HAVE WRITING ON BACK - SOME PHOTOS REMOVED THROUGH THE YEARS , MOSTLY OF WHAT HE CALLED HIS HOMEFRONT, DAD, SIBLINGS THEN PICK UP AGAIN OF HIM IN HAWAII - CONTAINS 175 ACTUAL PHOTOS - ONE PROGRAM MAY 9 1942 HONOLULU SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, 32 LARGER PHOTOS I BELIEVE PRINTS PUBLISHED, BUT NOT SURE BECAUSE ONE IS OF THE MARINE HIMSELF. SOME ARE SAILORS ABANDONING SHIP, THE YORKTOWNE, ETC ETC. ALSO A HANDFUL OF Christmas CARDS RECEIVED.
inside the front cover is something he cut out of a marine planting the flag on the flag of japan, flags in background are rendova, tulagi, guadacanal, midway, wake...
the first few pages are missing the photos but have names of people. there are photos of people he labels as "ole georgia too", gi's on leave at a beach, local scenes in hawaii of pineapple fields, submarine base, diamond head, "buddies", iolani palace, ala moana apartments, koolau mt. range, curio store, king's daughters home, diamond head looking from r hawaiian hotel, marine band dance band, hula girls on stage at post theatre, "honolulu" baby photo appears to be from photo booth, chinese girls, Butch (dog) and sergeant john raines and article about mascot returns to his marine pals on a diet., university of hawaii looking towards ocean, blackout, oahu, a clipping of georgia boys in service, with note under it stating two buddies one killed in n atlantic the other guadacanal, a honolulu sumphony orchestra program sunday may 9th, 1943;many photos of soldiers in the barracks (you can see their bunks in the background);larger prints some stampedofficial us navy print-(possibly re-prints of dry dock, battleship pennsylvania, ford irland, uss west virginia, magazine of the shaw explodes, "jap" plane, uss california,uss oklahoma, righting of the ohio,uss oglalo mines.;uss shaw,uss arizona,uss nevada,salvage operations with man covered in oil with gas mask on, plate of a pt boat uss pt 162 , hanger at hickman field, uss yorktown,uss hornet,uss lexington, (sinking showing sailors jumping into the oceal in coral sea battle),chow down (marines eating with funs in background leaning against wall), jap carrier sinking,jap cruiser bombed, attack on wake island,photos of a sniper,guns, soldiesrs at rest with guns in background,in the hills,bishop trust company building,auto business,truck and motorcycle, large fishing net being pulled.
finally cards from home---1943 era Christmas greetings from friends and family--with love to son un the service on Christmas shows glittered american flag and ribbon,a Christmas message to the one i love with santa and "fluffy" beard from his "loving mother to my darling son",stamped envelope with 3 cent stamp eaton ga addressed to navy no 128 fleet po san francisco, ca.
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