U.S. 112th Infantry Regiment – engraved by Zippo

The regiment was again called to active federal service on 17 February 1941, 10 months prior to the attack on Pearl Harbor. After years of training, the unit first entered the continent of Europe on the Normandy beaches following the D-Day landing.

On the back of the Zippo is engraved: good luck, post 212 V.F.W. (Veterans of Foreign Wars from Bradford PA).

  • Model: three barrel hinge (fixed during war), flat bottom
  • Year: 1937 - 41
  • Status: in collection