Interesting WWII History of the Canadian "Red Shield" (Salvation Army) with Signatures & Photographs
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Interesting WWII History of the Canadian "Red Shield" (Salvation Army) with Signatures & Photographs

Code: emb20009crd

$115.00


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ARTIFACT: Interesting WWII History of the Canadian "Red Shield" (Salvation Army) with signatures of prominent members and two period black and white photos of a celebration that took place at an English Country Manor. The back of the book features expenditures, vehicle donations, and a: "LIST OF CERTIFICATES OF WAR SERVICE ISSUED TO SALVATION ARMY CANADIAN WAR SERVICES OVERSEAS AND CANADA PERSONNEL 1939 ??? 1947". The hardcover shows the Salvation Army symbol next to a maple leaf, inside displays a map of the Central Mediterranean: "REPRODUCED BY THE COURTESY DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENCE, HISTORICAL SECTION", and the cover page reads: "RED SHIELD IN ACTION: Record of Canadian Salvation Army War Service in the Second Great War. By Scott Young" and the opposite page shows the signatures mentioned above.

VINTAGE: Circa WWII

SIZE: Approximately Book: 9-7/8" x 6-3/4" x 3/4"; Photo: 8-1/8" x 6-2/8" (each)

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Canvas wrapped hardcover, ink, paper, sewn binding, period black and white photographs, and handwritten ink signatures

ATTACHMENT: Glued/sewn binding

MARKINGS: "PRINTED IN CANADA BY THE F. F. CLARKE & COMPANY, TORONTO"

ITEM NOTES: This is from a Salvation Army collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MEX16 LAAEX8/16

CONDITION: 8 (Excellent-): The hardcover book shows minor wear mostly to corners, pages show age discoloration, all pages are intact, photos and book are in overall excellent condition.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.