The Second World War (1939-1945)
Affixed to the rayon rosette and stamped from alloy the Canadian Seaforth Highlanders badge leaves a beautifully aged imprint. The scroll reading "Cuidich’n Righ" which translates to "Aid the King".
The Mk. series began development in 1917 and by 1939 they had become the choice goggles of both the R.C.A.F. and R.A.F. in the skies over Britain.
An issued Second World War service and paybook belonging to a Stoker aboard the H.M.C.S. Sackville.
RCAF archives list "W. Hook" as a Flight Officer of Special Operations who were tasked as part of the SOE with dropping weapons and picking up and dropping off agents in German occupied Europe.
Stamped from sheet metal, the M16 helmet retains little original paint having been reissued twice. The top coat appears to be very late-war, likely 1945 (sloppy application).
Stamped from magnetic steel, the M35 helmet retains 85% of the original blued grey paint. The left side of the helmet retains 75% of the factory applied second pattern Luftwaffe eagle decal.
Also known as "Spotter Cards” sheets were distributed to military personnel and civilians training in the identification of combat aircraft.
Crisply stamped from magnetic sheet metal the badge is affixed to uniform matching cloth by four prongs and backing plate.
Measuring approximately 15cm x 10.5cm, the postcard print features Knight's Cross winner Helmuth Valtiner in shades of charcoal brown.
Also known as a "Donald Duck cap", the United States Navy utilized these multi-piece construction cotton hats across it's naval forces.
Dated pre-World War Two 1937 and 1941 respectively, both albums feature 40 photographs depicting heavy weapon training and general horseplay between United States soldiers.
Also known as a "Donald Duck" cap. The Royal Canadian Navy utilized these multi-piece dark navy blue wool hats across it's naval forces during the Second World War.