Military Jacket
Military Jacket
Military Jacket
Military Jacket
Military Jacket


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Collection Tier:
Tier 2

Clothing and Accessories
Women's Clothing
Uniforms
World War II ➔ Military Jacket

Identifier:
2008.27.3a
Description:
This service jacket, often called an Ike jacket or an Eisenhower jacket, is from the United States Nurse Corps of the United States Army. It was worn by Alvena Franzen from 1943 to 1946 while serving in Scotland, England, and France during World War II. It is made of olive green wool and is accompanied by garrison cap number 2008.27.3b. 
Date:
1943 – 1946
Materials:
Wool
Current Location Status:
In Storage
Source:
Gift Of Alvena Franzen
Rights:

Makers/Donors
Quatermaster Corps

Alvena Franzen
Alvena Frazen served in the United States Army Nurse Corps from 1943 to 1946 during World War II. She served in Scotland, England, and France. 
 


Alvena Franzen
Alvena Frazen served in the United States Army Nurse Corps from 1943 to 1946 during World War II. She served in Scotland, England, and France. 
 


United States Army Nurse Corps
The  United States Army Nurse Corps (AN or ANC) was formed in 1901 by the U.S. Congress. It is the nursing service that assists the United States Army and it is one of six medical special branches that form the Army Medical Department. The ANC is comprised of registered nurses. 
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Grand Rapids
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