Uniform, Military WWII Cap
Overseas Cap. Material: textile. Size: 4 1/2" x 10 1/2". Description: brown cotton twill, narrow, visorless cap also known as a field cap; narrow red braid trim along seams; Tank Destroyer Battalion 899 logo circular metal button pinned on front; red print inked on cap front: "L Q, A-T-D-U."
Lester Quitney was with the Tank Destroyer Battalion 899 for the United States army from 1943-1945. He worked at a CCC Camp in Washington State in December 1941. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1942 and served in Rhineland Ardennes (Battle of the Bulge), Central Europe, Northern France and Normandy until being honorably discharged in 1945.