U.S. 14th Infantry Regiment – engraved by Zippo

On 25 January 1945, the U.S. 14th Infantry Regiment sailed from New York arriving in Le Havre on 7 February 1945. The 14th then moved some 560 km across France. On 21 March 1945 the 14th took part in the U.S. 71st Division's breaching the Siegfried Line and the capture of Pirmasens. On 13 April 1945 the «Golden Dragons» cut the main Berlin to Munich highway. On 14-16 April 1945 the 14th participated in its heaviest combat as the U.S. 71st Division seized the town of Bayreuth, Germany.

Well worn Zippo with diagonal lines and original engraved U.S. 14th Infantry Regiment insignia on the front.

  • Model: four barrel hinge, flat bottom
  • Year: 1937 - 41
  • Status: in collection