Named 3rd Marine Division WIA Iwo Jima

Item #43 - Truly an outstanding addition to your collection. Named USMC P41 Jacket to Thomas E. Norpell who served with the 21st Marines throughout the War. Norpell served as a scout during the Guadacanal Campaign and with the 21st on Bougainville, Guam and Iwo Jima. He was wounded February 28th on Iwo Jima. Very difficult to find an hbt P41 attributed to a 3rd Division Marine who saw this much combat and was WIA on Iwo. Obituary indicates that he was twice awarded medals for valor but can't confirm which medal. $375

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