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Forum: Groupings and Individual Soldier's History Archive Forum 01-11-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By Rakkasan187
I believe that it is very likely these ceramic...

I believe that it is very likely these ceramic shreds and other items did come from the houses that were around Berchestgarten. I have no proof of this of course.. The proof may well lie with the...
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik 01-11-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By Rakkasan187
Nico,, Thank you for this very interesting...

Nico,,

Thank you for this very interesting link..

I remember many of those places..

If I can't get to Berlin, you just brought Berlin to me..

Best regards
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 01-03-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 681
Posted By Rakkasan187
Nico, I remember those signs as well as the...

Nico,

I remember those signs as well as the Starlight Club at McNair..

The club was right across the street from my barracks.. I was in B Co. 6/502nd. Some of the best times in my 22 year Army...
Forum: Roger Bender Book Review and Media 02-20-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 657
Views: 129,304
Posted By Rakkasan187
I always liked Von Ryan's Express and The Secret...

I always liked Von Ryan's Express and The Secret of Santa Vittoria...

Very old school I know, but I still enjoy them today...

Leigh
Forum: Model Building and Display Forum 08-29-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,378
Posted By Rakkasan187
Very impressive.. You can see the...

Very impressive..

You can see the desperation and urgency in their eyes...

Leigh
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 08-29-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 481
Posted By Rakkasan187
See if you can locate a copy of "U.S. Army...

See if you can locate a copy of "U.S. Army Uniforms of the Vietnam War" by Shelby Stanton.

He wrote 4 books on US Army Uniforms. WW2, Korea, Vietnam and the Cold War Periods.

There are also a...
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 05-16-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By Rakkasan187
Looks to be Army Air Corps piping Leigh

Looks to be Army Air Corps piping

Leigh
Forum: Model Building and Display Forum 01-12-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 655
Posted By Rakkasan187
Looks great skygrunt... Brings back...

Looks great skygrunt...

Brings back memories.. Was in 6/502 from 86-90.. You did a great job capturing the details of the jeeps...

Leigh
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 01-10-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By Rakkasan187
You're most welcome sir.. Leigh

You're most welcome sir..

Leigh
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 01-10-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By Rakkasan187
532nd Engineer Regiment Source: ASMIC...

532nd Engineer Regiment

Source: ASMIC Trading Post April-June 2000, Korean War 50th Anniversary Issue, page 29

Leigh
Forum: General Wehrmacht Awards 01-02-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 375
Posted By Rakkasan187
The ribbon on the Iron Cross is for a Non...

The ribbon on the Iron Cross is for a Non Combatant recipient. It is appropriate. I can't comment on the other decorations, but they appear to be alright..

Leigh
Forum: Living History Forum 11-30-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 964
Posted By Rakkasan187
I was stationed in Berlin from 86-90, had a great...

I was stationed in Berlin from 86-90, had a great time there. The city is so rich with history.. If you get the chance there is a great Cold War museum in the old American sector across the street...
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 06-01-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By Rakkasan187
Bodes, Here is some more information.. You...

Bodes,

Here is some more information.. You most likely have the same WW2 info. This is from Ancestry..

Leigh


Name:
Cyrus Gould Fouts
Birth Year:
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 04-03-2017, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 747
Posted By Rakkasan187
Mike, Mr. Gordon Blaker is the...

Mike,

Mr. Gordon Blaker is the Director/Curator at the Field Artillery Museum at Ft. Sill

580-442-1819

John Bernstein is the ADA Museum director (580) 442-0424/6260

Leigh
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik 12-12-2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 459
Posted By Rakkasan187
Wonderful Cold War artifact Nico, Really...

Wonderful Cold War artifact Nico,

Really brings back memories while stationed in Berlin..

Leigh
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 10-04-2016, 06:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 380
Posted By Rakkasan187
Joda, I found 39 Crawford's in my West Point...

Joda,

I found 39 Crawford's in my West Point register. We may be able to narrow it down with a first name or initial

Leigh
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 10-04-2016, 05:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 380
Posted By Rakkasan187
Joda, If he graduated from West Point, he...

Joda,

If he graduated from West Point, he may be listed in the Officer's register. If you only have the last name of Crawford, it may still be narrowed down, I will look at some of my West Point...
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 10-04-2016, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 490
Posted By Rakkasan187
The marking on the bag looks like the 4th Marine...

The marking on the bag looks like the 4th Marine Division.

Leigh
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 09-23-2016, 09:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By Rakkasan187
I am going to agree with Geoff and say that I...

I am going to agree with Geoff and say that I believe this is radar jamming foil. The cloth runner before the foil was a little heavier than the foil so this would give the roll weight when deployed...
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik 08-31-2016, 01:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,521
Posted By Rakkasan187
Excellent pictures. Brings back lots of...

Excellent pictures.

Brings back lots of memories of my time stationed in Berlin 86-90.

Leigh
Forum: Tinnies & Political Badges Forum 07-04-2016, 11:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 717
Posted By Rakkasan187
That is an incredible find.. Instant...

That is an incredible find.. Instant Collection...

Very nice

Leigh
Forum: Collections Display Forum 05-25-2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,375
Posted By Rakkasan187
Doug, Looks great so far.. Maybe...

Doug,

Looks great so far..


Maybe you can find some postage stamps and ration cards eventually...

Leigh
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 05-23-2016, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By Rakkasan187
Dan, The pocket patch with the blue bird is...

Dan,

The pocket patch with the blue bird is the 101st Armored Cavalry Regiment.

Sorry it took so long to verify. I had to find my reference books to confirm.

Leigh
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 05-23-2016, 10:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By Rakkasan187
Dan, This is a very nice collection of WW2...

Dan,

This is a very nice collection of WW2 patches. The leather/felt LEDO Road insignia is very nice. The LEDO Road was in the CBI (China Burma India Theater of Operations. I would imagine...
Forum: Living History Forum 05-23-2016, 10:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,389
Posted By Rakkasan187
I would also like to know why there are two posts...

I would also like to know why there are two posts who think this is a BS story?

Where is your proof? Please enlighten us...

I joined this forum to find out information and learn but this...
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