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1941-42 Inducted WWII.pdf
This report lists by name every individual called to federal service who was a member of the Florida National Guard and the unit to which he was attached.

Biography of Col. Werner Molders who was a German Ace and the first flyer of any nation with 100 confirmed aerial kills. He was awarded the Knights Cross' Iron Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords, and Diamonds. He was one of the first two men awarded this…

uscg fishing.tiff
Chief Boatswain's Mate Max Fix (left) and Herman Lunebring (right) with channel bass 8-12 lbs. that they caught near St. Augustine. Max Fix was stationed in St. Augustine for several years as a Company Commander.

Chemical warfare manual.jpeg
The chemical warfare book features typed instructions and handwritten illustrations. This belonged to Jay Owens, former USCG member that trained in St. Augustine during WWII. 130 pages.

A trainee walking and swinging a bucket of paint while under the watchful eye of an officer, west side of the Hotel Ponce de Leon, St. Augustine, FL

A Coast Guard Trainee, sweeping the grounds on the West Side of the Hotel Ponce de Leon, St. Augustine, FL

Coast Guard Trainees having their teeth checked in the Hotel Ponce de Leon, St. Augustine, FL

Coast Guard trainees standing side by side while they are being handed clothes from volunteers, St. Augustine, FL

Two Coast Guard members hold an American flag while a third stands straight and salutes it, outside Hotel Ponce de Leon, St. Augustine, FL
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