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Gold Caterpillar

From the Collection of Polish Museum & Archives in Australia Millennium House 296 Nicholson St Footscray Victoria

Description
small gold coloured caterpillar
Keywords
mil'itaria, caterpillar club, jan artymiuk, air force
Historical information
pin given to air men who had survived jumping out of aeroplanes during the war on a parachute. The parachutes were produced by the Caterpillar company and symbolically acknowledged the survivors. This particular pin was given to sergeant Jan Artymiuk
Significance
war time memorabilia and remanents of war veterans experiences
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM