A fantastic group of original items, formerly the property of US Marine Corps Captain Thomas Howard Bruce, for service during WW II, The Korean War, and The Vietnam War, starting as an enlisted man and then rising to captain. Ensemble consists of the following items. Bruce’s framed original medal group, consisting of a legion of Merit with V and Navy Commendation Medal with V, among 14 framed medals (all unnamed as issued). A named, engraved officers Mameluke sword. Numerous photos, clippings, and memorabilia. A large collection of official paperwork and documents, including citations for valor awards, promotion documents, large and small photos, orders, and a bonanza of other miscellaneous paperwork and correspondence. Bruce received his Commendation Ribbon (later the medal when issued) with a V for valor for manning a heavy machine gun on the light cruiser U. Louis during kamikaze attacks of Leyte and Okinawa. His V for valor on the Legion of Merit medal was for service in Vietnams An Hua Province, where he established a supply base and rendered aid to wounded Marines while under rocket and mortar attack. The Marine Corps officers’ sword, overall length 36.75, is a high quality example with a German made blade marked Conqueror, featuring beautiful etched engraved panels with Capt. Bruces name in a polished metal scabbard with gilt fittings. All are in excellent condition. A very desirable Marine Corps group covering the major conflicts of the mid-twentieth century. Please don’t hesitate to ask any questions or for additional photos. The item “WW II, Korean & Vietnam War, Capt. T. H. Bruce USMC Medal, Sword & Document Group” is in sale since Wednesday, January 8, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\1919-38\Original Period Items”. The seller is “jkrist1031″ and is located in Studio City, California. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Brunei darussalam, Iceland, Luxembourg, Paraguay, Uruguay.
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