Bag, Hessian, Personal Items, Prisoner of War, PW

€125.00

Genuine WWII hessian bag, issued by the US Army to prisoners of war and intended for carrying their personal belongings in captivity. Initials PW (Prisoner of War) and mention Personal Items have been stenciled on one single side. Dimensions: about 32in x 13in.

The present burlap bag is in mint, unissued condition.

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/german-pows-on-the-american-homefront-141009996/

https://www.defensemedianetwork.com/stories/axis-pows-in-america/

https://warfarehistorynetwork.com/2020/10/23/italian-japanese-nazi-pows-in-america-strangers-within-our-gates/

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