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unkown [Gold Navy Command at Sea pin]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09555.07 Author/Creator: unkown Place Written: s.l. Type: Object Date: circa 1938 to 1958 Pagination: 1 pin: gold ; 4 x 4 cm. diameter

Summary of Content: One gold Command at Sea Pin. The pin features the bottom half of an anchor and a large star with six smaller stars across the top.

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Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: Military ServiceNavyMilitary Uniforms

Sub Era: World War II

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