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Collection Jeffrey Carnes
WVM ID Number V2004.5.12.2a-c
Object Name Holder
Title Poles, Sign
Year Range from 1999
Year Range to 2000
Event Post Operation Desert Storm
Description Three poles to support sign; top pole, aluminum, painted, black, with wing nut, metal, silver, on top of pole to attach to sign via pole holder on reverse. On bottom of top pole is notch to attach to middle pole. Middle pole, aluminum, painted, black, with notches on both ends to attach middle pole to top and bottom pole. Bottom pole, aluminum, painted, black, with notch on top of top to attach to middle pole and pointed end on bottom of pole to insert poles and sign into the ground.
History Recovered Staff Sergeant Jeff Carnes, Arabic Linguist, Task Force Falcon, 1st Armored Division, during peacekeeping operations in Multinational Brigade East, Kosovo. Carnes found this minefield sign in a shipping container near his office.
Maker Yugoslavia
Place of Origin Kosovo
Material Aluminum
Biographical Record Carnes, Jeffrey
Subjects Souvenir
Kosovo