"Remember Pearl Harbor" Lapel Pin

Description
Physical Description
Brown, carved with a liberty bell and raised lettering reading "Remember Pearl Harbor."
General History
After the December 7, 1941, bombing of the military base at Pearl Harbor, Americans rallied around the war effort with the patriotic cry, "Remember Pearl Harbor." Thousands of buttons or lapel pins were distributed to remind Americans of the tragic event and to solidify the war efforts.
Object Name
pin, sweetheart
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in; 3.81 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
AF*82247M
catalog number
82247M
accession number
1977.0876
subject
Military
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event
Pearl Harbor, Attack on
World War II
The Great Depression and World War II
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, General
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Exhibition
The Price of Freedom: Americans at War
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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