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Catalog Number 2017.015.024C
Description WWII Army Uniform Long-sleeved Shirt of Joseph Dutilh, c. 1941-1945. WWII Army Shirt of Joseph Dutilh, c. 1941-1945. Khaki cotton long-sleeved dress shirt has two chest pockets with flaps, six tan buttons down the front and buttons at the cuffs. Along the top of the inside of the collar, printed in black ink and in bold, the text reads "15-32". Printed in black above part of the collar, the text reads "227". Directly below the text above, printed in black, the text reads "727".
Object Name Uniform, Military Dress
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title WWII Army Uniform Long-sleeved Shirt of Joseph Dutilh, c. 1941-1945
Date c. 1941-1945
Creator Unknown
Role Fiber Artist
Inscription Text "15-32" (printed in black ink and in bold along the top of the inside of the collar)

"227" (printed in black above part of the collar in the inside of the shirt)

"727" (printed in black directly below the text "227" on part of the collar in the inside of the shirt)
Provenance Joseph Dutilh served in the U.S. Army during WWII and was in the Battle of the Bulge.
Notes "The Battle of the Bulge (16 December 1944 - 25 January 1945) was the last major German offensivecampaign in its western theater during World War II. It was launched through the densely forested Ardennes region of Wallonia in Belgium, France, and Luxembourg, on the Western Front, towards the end of World War II, in the European theatre. The surprise attack caught the Allied forces completely off guard. American forces bore the brunt of the attack and incurred their highest casualties of any operation during the war. The battle also severely depleted Germany's armoured forces, and they were largely unable to replace them. German personnel and, later, Luftwaffe aircraft (in the concluding stages of the engagement), also sustained heavy losses…. It was the largest and bloodiest battle fought by the United States in World War II…" [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Bulge 6/15/2017]
Dimensions H-34.125 W-20.625 D-0.125 inches
Dimension Details 32 x 26 x 10 (as displayed)
Search Terms Army
Dutilh, Joseph V.
Shirt
Uniforms
World War II
World War Two
Subjects Soldiers
Uniforms
World War II
People Dutilh, Joseph V.