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Army Dress Uniform, 1942

 Item
Identifier: B367.02.0005.00002
2-piece WWII Army dress uniform (tan jacket and matching pants) for summer, worn by Hank Marsarky at his wedding to Bobbe Oberfelder on August 30, 1944 in the Oberfedler's Denver home. Tag inside jacket "Quality by Kuppenheimer." Another tag identifies the jacket as being originally tailored for Mr. Lt. L. S. Mayers Jr., 6/24/1942. Hank was friend with the tailor who originally made the suit for his son who was killed early in the war.

Dates

  • 1942

Extent

2 items (2 piece suit, jacket and pants)

Biographical / Historical

Hank served as a first lieutenant in the US Army's Chemical Corp from 1941-1946. Training for his assignment brought him from New York to Colorado where he met Bobbe Oberfelder, his future wife. Hank earned the American Campaign medal and WWII Victory Medal.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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