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BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"What began as just a small name tag led us to this incredible rescue story..."
William Yeingst

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"...think about who we are and what our nation stands for."
Jim Gardner
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"Objects are witness to the fact that something did exist in the past"
Helena Wright





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This collection of material from the 311th Quartermaster Company (Mortuary Affairs) includes a unit sign,...
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This damaged floor marker, labeled “Stairwell C, Floor 102,” was recovered from the debris of the World...