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Forum: Campaign Shields and Cufftitles 04-30-2020, 10:36 PM
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Posted By Edward
Have only seen two school examples in passbooks....

Have only seen two school examples in passbooks. Neither were dated.
Forum: Campaign Shields and Cufftitles 04-30-2020, 10:33 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 31,912
Posted By Edward
Slip of paper looks legitimate. Auction...

Slip of paper looks legitimate. Auction description is incorrect. From the auction, “signed in pencil by the commander of staff of the 462 ID.” The document was signed by the Major u. Inspk. Chef...
Forum: Photos and Paper Items Forum 04-20-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,109
Posted By Edward
Early Stahlhelmbund member from my collection....

Early Stahlhelmbund member from my collection. Note interesting style jacket that was also used by early SA members. This is also the same photo that was used in the old reference book, German...
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 12-20-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By Edward
Ron, nice ribbon racks. Was the first one to a...

Ron, nice ribbon racks. Was the first one to a Corpsman? Also, who was the guy assigned to prior to becoming a POW in PI with the second rack?
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 11-24-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 720
Posted By Edward
"It might be worth a check"....as in checking...

"It might be worth a check"....as in checking sources other than ABMC to confirm location of burial... Nothing more. Otherwise you lost me here.

Thanks for checking. thumbsup
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 11-23-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 720
Posted By Edward
Can find no PFC Floyd Rogers listed in the ABMC...

Can find no PFC Floyd Rogers listed in the ABMC burial registry for 1944. It might be worth a check if anyone has either the 38th Infantry Regiment, or 2nd ID to confirm.
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 11-20-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 862
Posted By Edward
Kevin, thanks for a very informative post. I did...

Kevin, thanks for a very informative post. I did find a post by a member of another collecting forum who mentioned that the 6th Marines were wearing the rough (sand) coated finished helmets in 1927...
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 11-19-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 862
Posted By Edward
Chuck, thanks for sharing those photos. Nice...

Chuck, thanks for sharing those photos. Nice pics. Do you know when and where they were taken? I know that the China pics I posted are not the same as the OP's helmet. They were just posted to...
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 11-18-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 862
Posted By Edward
An early photo (upper left) from another website...

An early photo (upper left) from another website showing the color detail of the 6th Marine Regiment in China sometime between 1927-29. The helmet of the Marine standing on the far right appears to...
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 11-18-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 862
Posted By Edward
Kevin, good point on the helmet not being...

Kevin, good point on the helmet not being scrapped. I knew about the 4th Marines having them that way in China too, but in your studies were you able to find out if the 4th Marines had them scrapped...
Forum: British and Commonwealth Militaria 11-17-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 569
Posted By Edward
The WWI belts were either put together by Allied...

The WWI belts were either put together by Allied veterans as souvenirs, or were done by local communities who had turned it into a cottage industry for sale to soldiers.
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 11-17-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 862
Posted By Edward
I like it. Could be a good pre-1935 M-17 China...

I like it. Could be a good pre-1935 M-17 China service 4th Marine helmet, but then...

Then on the other hand over the past 5 years I"ve seen enough 5th and 6th Marine Regiment helmets from just...
Forum: Roger Bender Book Review and Media 11-12-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,697
Posted By Edward
Agree. Another thought though is that what...

Agree. Another thought though is that what remains of existing period film, and that taken from it to use in the movie is only a very small sample size.
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 11-09-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 433
Posted By Edward
Service death details to this brave Navy Reserve...

Service death details to this brave Navy Reserve Officer.

October 26, 1944, Patrol Bombing Squadron 101, Landings on Leyte, BOWEN, Russell E, LT, 98574, dd October 26, 1944
Forum: British and Commonwealth Militaria 11-05-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By Edward
Chay, those are a superb set. A brave and well...

Chay, those are a superb set. A brave and well donged medical officer who also had a unique service history during WW2 as a Kiwi. Thanks for sharing. thumbsup
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 11-04-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 584
Posted By Edward
Interesting state service coat with the addition...

Interesting state service coat with the addition of the cloth band around the waist where the leather service belt would rest on. Would guesstimate the coat was made between the late 1920's to pre...
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 11-01-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By Edward
Unit citation. Croix de Guerre awarded to the 4th...

Unit citation. Croix de Guerre awarded to the 4th Marine Brigade for Belleau Wood. Yes, Marines who served in the 4th Marine Brigade also received the citation. thumbsup
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 10-31-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 652
Posted By Edward
Looks like an item that modern day sutlers would...

Looks like an item that modern day sutlers would sell to American Rev War reenactors.
Forum: British and Commonwealth Militaria 10-30-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By Edward
Not disagreeing with you. Just found it...

Not disagreeing with you. Just found it interesting. That's all.
Forum: British and Commonwealth Militaria 10-30-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By Edward
Interesting, first time I have ever seen WWI...

Interesting, first time I have ever seen WWI service clasps used in a fantasy bauble.
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 10-30-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 957
Posted By Edward
Could be shill bidding. Would not be the first...

Could be shill bidding. Would not be the first time.
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 10-30-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 829
Posted By Edward
Also from stock distributed post-war during the...

Also from stock distributed post-war during the Marshall Plan.
Forum: British and Commonwealth Militaria 10-28-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By Edward
Chay, both are very nice indeed. Great that they...

Chay, both are very nice indeed. Great that they were saved and kept together from those house clearings. Thanks for sharing them. thumbsup
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 10-21-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By Edward
Second pic looks like it was taken stateside with...

Second pic looks like it was taken stateside with the period fire hydrant next to them.

In the first pic there is also a 4 year service stripe showing on the dogs outfit. I put a small red x next...
Forum: British and Commonwealth Militaria 10-21-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 487
Posted By Edward
Several thousand Italian soldiers captured in...

Several thousand Italian soldiers captured in North Africa were sent to POW camps in India. In the camps prisoners could take instructional classes on a variety of subjects to include metal work.
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