Authentic Early WW1 US Army Eagle Snap Canteen And Cover 371TH BLACK REGIMENT
Item #: DROL200
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An extremely rare early Canteen with its snap cover. It is marked as coming from the 371th Infantry (African American Segregated Regiment) M company. This unit was heavily involved in the fighting check them out online, where I'm sure this canteen acquired most of its wear. The canteen itself has soldiers initials. A truly fantastic piece and a great item from an all black fighting WWI regiment.
The 371st Infantry Regiment was a segregated African American regiment, nominally a part of the 93rd Division (Colored), that served in World War I under French Army command, and also in World War II in the Italian Campaign as part of the 92nd Infantry Division (Colored).[1][2] In both wars the unit had primarily African American enlisted men and white officers
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