Vintage Peruvian Shield of Armor WWII Mess Bowl
This item is very rare and collectable. My Team
Karen from MaisonMaudie.etsy.com offered this:
I've just looked up coats of arm for South American countries and I'm thinking maybe Peru? - en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coats_of_arms_of_South_America
Angela from HeirloomAngel.etsy.com offered this:
The attack on Pearl Harbor brought World War II to the Pacific and even though Peru did not declare war on the Axis until 1945, its Navy was involved in patrol missions against possible threats by the Imperial Japanese Navy from early 1942 up to mid-1945.
Aunt Emilie offered this information auntemilie.etsy.com
Peru was the first South American country to establish ties to Japan and it was also the first South American country to accept Japanese immigration (in 1899) . "Today" Peru has one of the largest Japanese communities outside Japan ..
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