Oakville Images
Second World War soldiers in Germany with sewing machine found in a tannery in 1945.


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Jim Brock (left) and Johnnie Press (right) display sewing machine found in a German tannery in 1945.
Notes:
Jim Brock and Johnnie Press were in the same unit as Harry Barrett, who later became mayor of Oakville from 1973 to 1985. The soldiers in Harry Barrett's unit made themselves leather jerkins from the material and machines found in the German tannery.
Date of Original:
c. 1945
Date Of Event:
1939-1945
Subject(s):
Collection:
Shadows of War
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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Second World War soldiers in Germany with sewing machine found in a tannery in 1945.


Jim Brock (left) and Johnnie Press (right) display sewing machine found in a German tannery in 1945.