Military Collectibles on Display

Now on display is an assortment of war memorabilia from WWI, WWII and Vietnam. The items are from the collection of Bristol resident, Gabriel Illes. Mr. Illes is an avid war collector and is part of a reenactment regiment.

The display contains bayonets and knives from the various conflicts. The bayonets are a variety of US, Japanese and German issued. The knives are from various US branches. Also included are unique items that include top soil from Clervaux, Belgium, soil from Omaha Beach, and a pine cone from near Foy, Belgium.

This historic collection is on display in the display case located on the second floor.