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Wakefield, Rhode Island: Hitler's Gravy Boat, Himmler's Nightshirt

The personal collection of WWII buff Tim Gray. Opened in Sep. 2018. Artifacts include a kamikaze headband, Clark Gable's raincoat, and Eva Braun's monogrammed dishes.

World War II Foundation Global Education Center

Address:
344 Main St., Wakefield, RI
Directions:
World War II Foundation Global Education Center. Downtown, on the east side of Hwy 1A/Main St., just north of the church, at the corner of Kenyon Ave.
Hours:
W,F-Sa 10-4, or by appt. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
401-862-3030
Admission:
Donations welcome.
RA Rates:
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Clark Gable's raincoat.

Hitler's Gravy Boat: WWII Foundation Museum

If you ever wanted to see Hitler's gravy boat, Eva Braun's monogrammed china, Himmler's nightshirt, and Clark Gable's flight uniform, this is the place for you. The collection covers thousands of items, guns, helmets, uniforms, medals, etc. On a more serious note, it also includes concentration camp uniforms and memorabilia. A fantastic collection; come down and see it if you get tired of the many surrounding beaches.

[Bill La Civita, 12/24/2022]

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