The Goodwill store in Davenport recently got quite a donation; a captured Japanese battle flag from WWII.
historic flag was originally listed on Goodwill's online auction website,
shopgoodwill.com. When bids on the flag exceeded $4,000, Goodwill's e-commerce
lead, Jason Wilcox took a closer look at the listing. "When I discovered the
item was an important part of our military history, our retail leadership team
didn't feel right about selling the flag" says Wilcox.
The flag was raised by the Imperial Navy over Tarawa Atoll in the central Pacific. On November 20, 1943, the United
States 2nd Marine Division attacked Tarawa and captured the flag.
Goodwill has decided to donate flag to the National WWII Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana.
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