bracelet, commemorative POW*MIA
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From the collection of the National Park Service, National Mall and Memorial Parks.

bracelet, commemorative POW*MIA

CATALOG NUMBER

VIVE 03434

ACCESSION DATE

07/10/1989

ASSOCIATED NAMES ON THE WALL
ITEM SUMMARY

Commemorative POW*MIA bracelet dedicated to U.S. Air Force Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Harold Jacob Zook. The bracelet bears engraved inscriptions specifying Lt Col Zook's military rank, name, branch of service, casualty date, theater of military operations, & home state of record which read, "MAJ. HAROLD J. ZOOK / USAF 5-31-66 NVN / PA". The artifact was left at The Wall by an anonymous donor between June - July 1989.

ITEM DESCRIPTION

ASSEMBLAGE DEDICATED TO U.S. AIR FORCE LIEUTENANT COLONEL (LT COL) HAROLD JACOB ZOOK AND CONSISTING OF: COMPONENTS (A & B) TWO (2) HALVES (1/2) OF A COMMEMORATIVE POW*MIA BRACELET. THE OBJECT COLLECTIVELY CONSISTS OF A FLAT STRIP OF RECTANGULARLY SHAPED, POLISHED ALUMINUM [?] METAL WITH ROUNDED ENDS BENT INTO A ROUGHLY CIRCULAR SHAPE TO FORM A BRACELET. AN ENGRAVED INSCRIPTION AT THE EXTERIOR, OBVERSE OBJECT SURFACE OF THE BRACELET BEARS LT COL ZOOK'S MILITARY RANK, NAME, BRANCH OF SERVICE, CASUALTY DATE, & THEATER OF MILITARY OPERATIONS, "MAJ. HAROLD J. ZOOK / USAF 5-31-66 NVN", WHILE A SECONDARY INSCRIPTION ENGRAVED UPON THE EXTERIOR, REVERSE OBJECT SURFACE BEARS THE TWO (2) LETTER ABBREVIATION FOR LT COL ZOOK'S HOME STATE OF RECORD, "PA".

ACCESSION GROUP

VIVE-00061

RECORD COPONENT QTY

2

ASSOCIATED ITEM TEXT

Text of the engraved inscriptions upon the obverse & reverse object surfaces is transcribed in full, as follows: [Exterior, obverse object surface, engraved inscription] "MAJ. HAROLD J. ZOOK / USAF 5-31-66 NVN" / [Exterior, reverse object surface, engraved inscription] "PA"

ITEM DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT

Item Weight: 5.0cm (Collective weight of COMPONENTS (A & B))
Item Width: 1.3cm
Item Depth: 6.8cm (Diameter) / 21.4cm (Circumference) / 6.0cm (Depth)