WW2 USMC DRESS UNIFORM NAMED 1943!
USMC SHIP DETACHMENT DEFENCE UNIT.
the jacket is dated 1943 and is named on Pete Liska. the set includes garrison cap, jacket and trousers
Marine Detachments Afloat or ship detachments were assigned to aircraft carriers, battleships, and cruisers. Their missions included providing units for amphibious landings, manning the ship’s guns and ensuring internal security aboard the vessels. These Marines were required to learn the “Blue Jacket’s Manual” (Blue Jacket is a nickname for sailors), identify friendly and enemy aircraft and ships, and navigate using a compass and relative bearings.
- Award, Badge, Coat, Hat, Medal, Personal attributes, Uniform
- Country of Origin
- United States of America
- Army Unit
- Marine Corps
- Year of Manufacture
- Original/ Replica
- Very good condition
- Comes with certificate of authenticity