American flag hoisted by E. O. Pritchard over Canadian trenches in France on 9 April 1917 upon receipt of news of American entry into World War I; photographs of Pritchard; and letter written by him regarding trench warfare in France.
United States Army manuals, maps, charts, and miscellany, relating primarily to United States Army ordnance during World War II. Also includes material relating to postwar military intelligence activities, the military occupation of Germany following both world wars, miscellaneous aspects of both world wars, and post-World War II Soviet tanks.
Identification cards, passes, paybooks, photographs, and miscellany, relating to forced labor in Germany during World War II and to German military operations. Includes a few World War I items. Also includes a Nazi flag.
French helmet, German belt buckle, pin, cigarette lighter, and five decorations (medals, ribbons, and citation) given to P. J. Rankin by the French War Ministry in 1917. Includes two American posters from World War II.