|The picture shows two views of this 1941 U.S. Army ''We're In The Army Now'' Pocket Diary. This small book has a cloth cover. There is a loop at the biding for storing a pen or pencil. The cover is printed ''We're In The Army Now''. On the back it is printed ''G.W.S. 2222''. The edge of the pages are red, white, and blue. The title page reads as follows:|
We're in the Army Now
A Soldier's Service Diary
1942 - 3
18 months diary section
Published in U.S.A. by
THE STANDARD DIARY CO.
A Standard Diary
Style No. 435
The following sections are inside:
Indentification Page (filled in - Reading, Massachusetts Soldier)
My Clothing Sizes (filled in)
Oath Of Enlistment
General Orders For Sentinels
Insignia Of United Staes Army
Insignia Of United States Army Subdivisions
Insignia Of The Arms And Services
International Morse Code
There are then (44) names and addresses, most are of servicemen, but there are some civilians as well. The booklet was used as an address book instead of a diary. There is also a small obituary newspaper clipping inside.
The booklet measures 3'' x 4-1/8''. It is in excellent but used condition.