U.S. Navy «Christmas 1942» – engraved by Zippo

In July 1941 the United States occupies Iceland, taking over its defense from Great Britain and attempting to thwart a potential invasion by Nazi Germany. In May 1942 the U.S. Navy established a Naval Operating Base (N.O.B).


Black crackle Zippo with U.S. Navy insignia on the front and original factory engraving «N.O.B. Iceland Christmas 1942» on the back.

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