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Battle Honors 31st ID WWII.pdf
This is an excerpt from a scanned copy of the History of the 31st Infantry Division to identify the units of the 31st Division which received battle honors.

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.

1939-40 AGR mobilization 31st ID.pdf
This general order issued to the members of the Florida National Guard in November 1940, identifies all components of the 31st Infantry Division that were ordered to active federal service effective 25 November 1940.

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.

Sketch cartoon drawings of a recruit with a vampire figure about to administer a shot, secondary sketch of a pig.

Arthur Chestnut, a U.S. Coastguardsman stationed in St. Augustine made drawings twice a month for The Shield, the official magazine…

U.S.C.G Band and Vocalist Performing at a Ball in the Hotel Ponce de Leon Dining Room, St. Augustine, FL

U.S.C.G Band performing at a Ball in the Hotel Ponce de Leon Dining Room, St. Augustine, FL

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
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