U.S. Army Ordnance Corps – General Campbell

Multiple awarded Levin H. Campbell Jr. was the 16th chief of ordnance during WWII from 1942 until 1946 in the rank of a major general and temporary as a lieutenant general. His optimizations and major changes to the ordnance corps were war deciding. A letter from General Patton sums up his accomplishments. Patton said that his «admiration for Ordnance products does not stop with the M-1 Rifle.» He goes on to say that the «machine guns, mortars, artillery, and tanks of the United States are without equal».


Chrome plated Zippo with the unit insignia of the U.S. Fifth Army on one side and the U.S. Army Ordnance Corp insignia flaming bomb with two sterling rank stars applied and the owner's name «Levin H. Campbell Jr.» engraved on the other side. Double stamp on the top and the bottom.

  • Model: four barrel hinge, flat bottom
  • Year: 1942 - 43
  • Status: in collection