WWII Pictorial Record of USCG Temporary Reserve Division 5A 1st Naval District with Certificates

WWII Pictorial Record of USCG Temporary Reserve Division 5A 1st Naval District with Certificates

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ARTIFACT: This is a hardcover copy of "Reminiscences of Your "Hitch" in the United States Coast Guard During World War II", a pictorial record of the United States Coast Guard Temporary Reserve activities in Division 5A, First Naval District, Boston, Massachusetts. The book comes with a 1943 enrollment certificate and a 1945 citation awarded to the book's original owner, Raymond C. Bezanson, Seaman 1st Class, of Flotilla 523. The book has many group photos of the reservists and a cool aerial shot of the Army Base in Boston.

VINTAGE: Certificates are from World War II; book published December 1946 (post-World War II).

SIZE: Book: 96 pages; approximately 9-3/16" in height and 11-5/8" in width; certificates: approximately 8-1/2" in height x 11" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Embossed cloth-bound cover, glossy paper, paper certificates.

ATTACHMENT: Glued binding.

MARKINGS: Published in Boston, Massachusetts December 1946 Copyright 1946 by Division SA Committee.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Coast Guard pictorial history collection that we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAJX94 LAAEX10/13 SAAEX04/23/22

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The book has some spots of light wear to the cover only.

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