The lighters tell a story of the war that cannot be found anywhere else. They are a record soldiers’ feelings not meant for anyone but themselves, printed on a throwaway tool, capturing the spirit of the war in a way more authentic than any film, more personal than any history book, and more representative than any single soldier’s account.
If you follow my other blog MILcentric you’ll have seen this content already. I won’t be sharing material often between them, except when there’s something exceptional I think both crowds will enjoy.
LOL at “Let me win your heart and mind or I’ll burn your God damn hut down”
Link to the auction and more pics at the post on MILcentric.
If you are into military inspired items (mostly clothing and accessories), and can stomach my relentless posts about camouflage then I urge you add MILcentric to your daily visits.