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Collection Tier:
Tier 2

Clothing and Accessories
Clothing Accessories
Men's Clothing
Headwear
Uniforms
World War II ➔ Military Cover

Identifier:
2018.1.385
Description:
This cover is from the United States Armed Forces and was worn during World War II (1939-1945). It is made of khaki cotton and would have been worn over a combination cap.
Date:
1939 – 1945
Materials:
Cotton
Dimensions:
1"" h 11"" w 11"" d
Current Location Status:
In Storage
Maker/Donor
United States Armed Forces
The United States Armed Forces was founded in 1775 upon the creation of the United States Continental Army. It consists of the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard. It is one of the largest militaries in the world in terms of the number of personnel actively serving in the United States. In addition, the United States Armed Forces has significant capabilities in both defense and power projection due to its large budget. It possesses both advanced and powerful equipment creating a widespread deployment of force around the world. As a result, the United States Armed Forces has the capability to build upon such power developing almost 800 additional military bases outside the United States.
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