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Forum: Indo China Wars 1945 - 1975. 10-26-2019, 11:09 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By historyguy
Great theater-made patch, Gary! thumbsup ...

Great theater-made patch, Gary! thumbsup

Congratulations, and thanks for sharing.
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 10-24-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 177
Posted By historyguy
He joined the 167th Infantry on August 20, 1918,...

He joined the 167th Infantry on August 20, 1918, and was wounded on September 14. You will have to research the 42nd Division/167th Infantry to determine where that might have been.

Nice...
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 10-23-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By historyguy
Hi, You might might receive more replies if...

Hi,

You might might receive more replies if you clarified your question.

Are you referring to wearing stripes on jump jackets? Or jumpers themselves being no lower in rank than sergeant?
...
Forum: John Burnett Helmet Forum 09-28-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By historyguy
Already discussed here:...

Already discussed here: http://www.wehrmacht-awards.com/forums/showthread.php?t=998975



I agree, contrived wear...
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 09-16-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,422
Posted By historyguy
http://www.wehrmacht-awards.com/forums/showthread....

http://www.wehrmacht-awards.com/forums/showthread.php?t=783097

His comment that "all soldiers that went overseas had a tetanus stamp on their tag and if the tags dont [sic] have a tetanus stamp...
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 09-16-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,422
Posted By historyguy
What happened to the 1st Armored patch? Also...

What happened to the 1st Armored patch? Also notice the letter/note is missing from the European auction.

I have no problem with Harreld's tags. The hole is on the left instead of right; the city...
Forum: Indo China Wars 1945 - 1975. 09-11-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 160
Posted By historyguy
6214th Air Base Group Shirt + Addition...

I lost out on this shirt earlier this year, and I was a little angry with myself-- until I went through my records and discovered a patch had been added. (Ascots got switched, too!)

As a party...
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 09-11-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,028
Posted By historyguy
I saw three for sale last year. One seller was...

I saw three for sale last year. One seller was asking US$1,300 for his; another US$400. I don't know if either of those sold.

The only example I know of that actually sold went for US$325.
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 09-06-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By historyguy
Wonderful uniform, Ron. Thanks for posting....

Wonderful uniform, Ron. Thanks for posting. thumbsup
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 09-04-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By historyguy
Your skepticism is well deserved. It is a...

Your skepticism is well deserved. It is a reproduction.
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 08-23-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 352
Posted By historyguy
Two Marine units received the Army PUC in Korea: ...

Two Marine units received the Army PUC in Korea:


First Marine Aircraft Wing, 22 November to 16 December 1950.


Companies B & C/First Marine Tank Battalion, 28 - 29 May 1953.


FYI In...
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 08-13-2019, 12:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By historyguy
Detachment 1, 2nd Mobile Communications Group....

Detachment 1, 2nd Mobile Communications Group. "Talking Bird" was a term used for C-130 Hercules transports specially-equipped with various communications equipment for use as a mobile (some sources...
Forum: Indo China Wars 1945 - 1975. 08-12-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By historyguy
Neat little plaque! I have never seen a plaque...

Neat little plaque! I have never seen a plaque that small before!

Congratulations, and thanks for posting. thumbsup
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 08-09-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By historyguy
Good job! thumbsup I knew it was Dumbo, but could...

Good job! thumbsup I knew it was Dumbo, but could not find the exact squadron...
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 07-29-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By historyguy
"NO, NOT LENNY!!!!" (Sorry, I couldn't...

"NO, NOT LENNY!!!!"
(Sorry, I couldn't resist.)


Very nice, classic WWII Purple Heart, Ron. Thanks for posting.
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 07-27-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 691
Posted By historyguy
It could be Christopher Hamblet, of the 195th...

It could be Christopher Hamblet, of the 195th Assault Helicopter Company. He (and others from the 195th) flew in support of RT Plumb during an operation in the Fishhook area, March 1969.

Of...
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 07-25-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By historyguy
Never seen such a thing before! VERY cool. Thanks...

Never seen such a thing before! VERY cool. Thanks for posting, Ron!!

thumbsup
Forum: Indo China Wars 1945 - 1975. 07-20-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 576
Posted By historyguy
Awesome smocks, Owen, thanks for posting! thumbsup

Awesome smocks, Owen, thanks for posting! thumbsup
Forum: Indo China Wars 1945 - 1975. 07-16-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By historyguy
Great photos! thumbsup Thanks for posting.

Great photos! thumbsup Thanks for posting.
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 07-09-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,313
Posted By historyguy
thumbsup Does anyone know the asking price??

thumbsup

Does anyone know the asking price??
Forum: Indo China Wars 1945 - 1975. 07-01-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Posted By historyguy
Great photos! Thanks for sharing with us!!...

Great photos! Thanks for sharing with us!! thumbsupthumbsupthumbsup
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 06-26-2019, 11:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By historyguy
KIA January 5, 1943 Company L, 132nd...

KIA January 5, 1943


Company L, 132nd Infantry, Americal Division.
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 06-23-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 392
Posted By historyguy
Everything is copacetic, Bill. Like Terry...

Everything is copacetic, Bill.

Like Terry said-- two different Elmer L Schaefers.

The one KIA is in the Illinois list, page 83. Serial number 36077345; he is not in the NARA enlisted...
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 06-18-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 653
Posted By historyguy
Ergolding (R-73), Germany; I have no idea where...

Ergolding (R-73), Germany; I have no idea where that is in relation to "Weser."

Herr was the only fatality; one other was injured-- presumably the pilot, who was pulled from the wreckage with his...
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 06-17-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 653
Posted By historyguy
Herr was co-pilot aboard 43-15323, 94th Troop...

Herr was co-pilot aboard 43-15323, 94th Troop Carrier Squadron; during take-off, the pilot hit a rut that knocked the plane into the side of the runway, damaging four other C-47s. The pilot then hit...
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