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How to Shoot the U.S. Army Rifle, published by the Infantry Journal, Inc., Washington, D.C., 1943. Belonged to Private First Class John Lee Meyer, Jr. Meyer, a native of Phillipsburg, Kansas, was drafted into the Army in 1943. He saw heavy combant in Germany as part of the 1st Infantry Division, 18th Regiment, Company F, eventually receiving both the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart. After the war, Meyer was reassigned to the 1st Division, Chief of Council, Presentation Department in Nuremberg. His new duties included building the architectural model for the redesigned courtroom at the Palace of Justice in preparation for the Nuremberg Trials.

Creator: Infantry Journal, Inc.
Date: between 1943 and 1946

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Item Number: 443418
KSHS Identifier: 2017.28.17

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