Christmas of 1949. World War II ended 4 years earlier and Harry Truman started his second term as President of the United States. A young family of four consisted of Charles HOPKINS, Edna LINN HOPKINS, and their two little boys, Randy and Jeff.
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A big Thank you” to all the ancestors who served in the United States armed forces. Charles Eugene HOPKINS earned an honorable discharge from the U.S. Navy during WWII. He attended Signalman’s school in Norfolk , Virginia for 20 weeks and then in Noroton, Connecticut for 8 weeks.
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WWII Fabric Memento Banner featuring Charles E Hopkins
This memento fabric banner features Charles Eugene HOPKINS. The banner itself is about 12.5 x 17 inches and looks like a silk screen type design on cotton twill fabric with a photo image in sepia tone.
The background of the banner is a wine/red hue with red, white, and blue flags. The eagle, bell, wording, fringe and thread are gold toned.
The photo image seems to be clearer in black and white rather than color.
The surroundings, time and circumstance of this unique memento are a mystery.