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[Cards From Crossing the Equator]

Description: Two cards received by Jack Vaughan with a note that says "Cards I was given when I crossed the equator June 1942." The first card is labeled "Ancient Order of the Deep" certifying that Vaughan crossed the equator aboard the U.S.S. Wharton. The second card is labeled "Domain of Neptunus Rex" verifying that Vaughan had crossed the equator aboard the U.S.S. Wichita.
Date: June 1, 1942

[Greeting Card from Mrs. Seiler to Jack Vaughan]

Description: Greeting card from Mrs. Seiler to Jack Vaughan, with an American flag background and a shield on the front. It reads: "For God and Country, May this Bible Keep You Safe from Harm!" A small book labeled "Holy Bible" is attached to the card with a red ribbon. On the inside, a letter from Franklin D. Roosevelt, recommending soldiers read the Bible, is reprinted.
Date: 1943

[Camp Lejeune Headquarters]

Description: Photograph of the camp headquarters at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. It is two-story brick building with two wings and a bell tower. An American flag flies in front of the building, and two cars are parked in the parking lot in front of it.
Date: 1944