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Sword

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Description Japanese Officer's "Samurai" Sword and shark-ray skin covered scabbard; Katana classification; World War II Army Officer's fittings added to older medieval sword.

Brought home at the end of World War II as a souvenir by George Soika.
Year Range from 1550
Event World War II
Year range to 1944
Made Norishige/Japan
Material Metal
Object ID 6496-1
Object Name Sword
People Soika, George
Related Publications Larson, Bradley G. "Voices of History 1941-1945". Oshkosh Public Museum, 2003.
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