Canvas Duffel Bag with Draw String

Gear of Frank Radochonski from 1942-1946

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White canvas duffel bag with brass grommets, and a knotted, rope drawstring closure. Canvas is stamped in at least three places with the name "RADOCHONSKI," embroidered with a green letter "R," marked with service number 605-233, and painted with the silhouette of a grey battleship. In black marker, the bag is inscribed with the names of units at which the owner served, including: Africa, Italy, England, France, Hawaii, and Japan. Part of a collection related to the WWII Coast Guard career of Frank Radochonski, 1942 – 1946.