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Object Name: Trousers
Date: 1941-1942
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Medium: Wool, cotton, plastic
Dimensions: Overall: 1 1/2 x 14 1/4 x 44 in. ( 3.8 x 36.2 x 111.8 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Dark olive drab wool trousers; 5 button fly; 7 belt loops around waistband; right side horizontal slit watch pocket, vertical slit pockets at the side seams, no rear pockets; waist and pockets lined with white cotton.
Credit Line: Gift of Edward N. Wyant
Object Number: 1946.173b
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Marks: stamped: inside waistband, above right pocket: "G R ROBERTS" handwritten: right pocket lining: "409 / (illeg.)" stamped: inside waistband, above left pocket: "(illeg.) / OCT. '42"

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These trousers are part of a uniform that was probably worn by Staff Sergent Edward N. Wyant when he served in the Marine Corps during World War II. The Society also owns the other pieces to this uniform.