Behind Enemy Lines

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Goldie Locks

General George Custer was nicknamed “Ringlets" by his men during the Civil War for his vanity about his appearance and his love for his long, curling blond hair.

Behind Enemy Lines: Evasion and Escape Aids of World War II

March 2 – April 14, 2013

Lost in enemy territory, your best chance of survival fit in your pocket.

Soldiers forced down in enemy territory during World War II carried a secret weapon unlike anything seen before—evasion and escape aids.  See the top-secret gadgets, maps and survival kits that kept soldiers alive behind enemy lines.

This exhibition was guest curated by R. E. Baldwin, author of “Last Hope: The Blood Chit Story.

 

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