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Japanese arm-bands & pouch???

Article about: Hi, I am trying to identify and find out more about these 2 arm-bands and pouch...where are they from and what period... any ideas? Thanks, Neil.

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    Default Japanese arm-bands & pouch???

    Hi,

    I am trying to identify and find out more about these 2 arm-bands and pouch...where are they from and what period...

    any ideas?

    Thanks,
    Neil.
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    Default Re: Japanese arm-bands & pouch???

    The first one has the symbol associated with the Japanese Puppet State Manchuko in Northern China durring WW2
    "As long as there are brave men and warriors the halls of Valhalla will never be silent or empty"

    In memory of my father William T. Grist December 26, 1920--September 10, 2009..
    901st. Ordnance H.A.M. North Africa, Italy, Southern France....ETO
    Also in memory of my mother Jane Kidd Grist Feb. 22, 1920-- September 27, 2009... WWll War bride May 1942...

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    Default Re: Japanese arm-bands & pouch???

    Many thanks.

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    Default Re: Japanese arm-bands & pouch???

    Here is my read:


    South Manchuria Railway Co., Ltd.

    Embedded Military Reporter No. 037 Showa 12 (1937) Kaikura (significance unk) (stamp unreadable)

    Imperial Military Holy War

    Unfortunately, the characters on the bag are blurred and unreadable (to me).

    Tom

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