Antique Grand Army of the Republic Pin 3 Part Hanging Badge 57th National Encampment Milwaukee 1923 Very Good Condition: Mild cosmetic wear, as expected with age and use, such as surface marks, scratching and scuffs, overall tarnish, etc. Ribbon is gone; no other damage. Please see detailed photos below for item condition..
Antique Grand Army of the Republic Pin. 3 Part Hanging Badge. 57th National Encampment Milwaukee 1923. Very Good Condition: Mild cosmetic wear, as expected with age and use, such as surface marks, scratching and scuffs, overall tarnish, etc. Ribbon is gone; no other damage. Please see detailed photos below for item condition..
Here is an amazing piece of US Military history. It is a photo album from the USS Milwaukee on its likely shakedown tour of 1923-24. Class light cruiser built for the United States Navy during the 1920s. People and women photos, photos of the crew and shipboard activities, and 16 b/w printed photos of Honolulu. I saved the best for last. There are 48 b/w snapshot photographs from Honduras. There were about 7 different coups in Honduras in the early 1920s. There was a lot of fighting and many were left dead in the streets. In an effort to put an end to the fighting, the government of United States sent Sumner Welles to the port of Amapala. Welles had instructions to produce a satisfactory agreement according to the treaty of 1923, and convey power to somebody that could be recognized legally. The negotiations, once again held on board the. Lasted from 23 to 28 April. Included in these photos are rebels, soldiers, buildings, dead bodies in the street, and more. Amazing to say the least! This album also has about 105 real photo postcards. 24 cards are views of San Francisco including China Town and beach scenes. Then there are 22 cards from Greenland. Including 7-10 of USS Milwaukee aircraft on the island. There is a 5 x 7 b/w image titled Fleet Illumination at San Francisco. There are also a few additional printed postcards. Lastly, this soldier kept a log which is in the back of the album. The free listing tool. The item “Amazing Photo Album USS Milwaukee 1923-24 Tour 250+ Snapshots & RPPCs” is in sale since Sunday, December 22, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\1919-38\Original Period Items”. The seller is “apftp” and is located in Tempe, Arizona. This item can be shipped to United States.