U.S. Army Ordnance Corps – Cartridge

The United States take over the North Atlantic air route – the shortest path between America and the European front. As way stations on this route both Greenland and Newfoundland acquired a new importance, as one of the terminal points.

Black crackle Zippo with a U.S. Army officers collar insignia and a U.S. Army Ordnance Corps insignia on the front, a Newfoundland One Cent 1942 coin and a Greenland 50 Øre 1926 coin on the back, and an applique of a half .30 M1 carbine cartridge and bullet on the side.

  • Model: three barrel hinge, round bottom
  • Year: 1943 - 45
  • Status: in collection