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Commemorative Box with Sake cup -- Celebrating the Invasion of Nanking, China

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Identifier: 1/1

Scope and Contents note

From the Collection:

This collection comprises various papers and realia pertaining to the Pacific Theater of World War II. The realia consists of American military service artifacts as well as electrical devices, primarily for communications purposes, and a rifle from the Japanese Army. The papers consist of notebooks, photographs, maps, currency, and published ephemera.

Dates

  • Creation: 1939-1949

Creator

Language of Materials

From the Collection:

English and Japanese

Extent

From the Collection: 17.5 Linear feet

General note

Commemorative Box with Sake cup -- Celebrating the Invasion of Nanking, China.

Box: Cover top displays 2 flags: Japanese Army and Navy; “1st telegraph corps”

Cup: Inside cup contains illustration map of Nanking, China region highlighted in yellow indicating Japanese stronghold. The word, “Triumph,” written in Kanji characters, appears Outside cup: series of 5 fans with a word written in each fan: faith, bravery, loyalty, civility and humble

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Falvey Library
800 E Lancaster Ave
Villanova PA