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18TH CENTURY-WWI US MILITARIA


  1. REVOLUTIONARY WAR,
  2. WAR OF 1812 US MILITARIA,
  3. MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR ,
  4. AMERICAN CIVIL WAR,
  5. INDIAN WARS,
  6. SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR,
  7. PHILIPPINE INSURRECTION ,
  8. MEXICAN BORDER 1916,
  9. WWI US MILITARIA,
  10. OTHER

For 18th Century US Militaria from 1800-1918.

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Confederate Cavalry Soldier - last post by sundance

ASSORTMENTS

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Section is 'Read-Only... - last post by RustyCanteen

GROUPINGS

Having a hard time deciding where to post your latest grouping, which includes items of all types? Why not post your groupings here!

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LT Shrable Dean Williams (P... - last post by 1canpara

UNIFORMS


  1. CAMOUFLAGE UNIFORMS,
  2. UNIFORMS REFERENCE,
  3. PROTECTIVE CLOTHING REFERENCE

This section contains all types of dress and combat uniforms AND items associated with a uniform to include head gear, foot gear, under clothing and all other clothing accessories.

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what is so special about th... - last post by doyler

AVIATION CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT


  1. FLIGHT CLOTHING,
  2. FLYING HELMETS AND ACCESSORIES,
  3. SURVIVAL GEAR,
  4. CREWMAN GEAR,
  5. GROUND CREW SPECIAL CLOTHING,
  6. GROUND CREW SPECIAL GEAR

For flight suits, flight jackets, flight helmets, parachutes, and more.

PLEASE POST DRESS UNIFORMS IN THE UNIFORM SECTION.

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If you have the money and t... - last post by stucky151

STEEL AND KEVLAR HELMETS


  1. BODY ARMOR,
  2. HELMETS & ACCESSORIES REFERENCE,
  3. BODY ARMOR REFERENCE

Post any type of steel helmet or kevlar helmets, helmet accessories and parts, liners, covers, etc.

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Navy M1 Helmets in Training - last post by stealthytyler

CRAIG PICKRALL FIELD & PERSONAL GEAR SECTION


  1. FIELD & PERSONAL GEAR REFERENCE,
  2. PINNED THREADS - FIELD & PERSONAL GEAR,
  3. RADIO & COMMUNICATIONS GEAR

Post any type of equipment or field gear, including packs, pistol belts, holsters, etc. and any type of personal gear, like lighters, soap, shaving cream, etc. - This section is named for one of the forum co-founders, the late Craig Pickrall, who passed away on August 18, 2014.

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Thrift Store Score - last post by Bodes

BASE/BIVOUAC/CAMP/DEPOT ITEMS

For base/bivouac/camp/depot/etc. type items.

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WWII Unit Research Assistan... - last post by 67Rally

EPHEMERA, PHOTOGRAPHS & MILITARY ARTWORK


  1. INDIVIDUAL & UNIT PORTRAITS

Post any paper documents, newspapers, illustrations, photographs and military artwork.

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War time crossing Equator c... - last post by VenitHora

WOMEN'S SERVICES


  1. WOMEN'S SERVICES REFERENCE

This section is a section for items related to the female/women's services, including WAACs, WACs, WAVES, SPARs, USMC Women's Reserve, American Red Cross, and USO.

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Off duty dress - last post by JoAnntheGreat

HOMEFRONT & THE WAR EFFORT


  1. WALT DISNEY GOES TO WAR,
  2. TRENCH ART

Feel free to post any items from the war effort and the homefront struggle to support to the troops abroad.

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67th Bomb Squadron Christma... - last post by disneydave

VETERANS' ORGANIZATIONS

Post any type and any period of veterans' organization items here.

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Polish Legion of American V... - last post by paulyp99

FAMILY SEARCHES AND RETURNS

USMF members this section is dedicated to highlighting the items that have been returned to recipents/ owners or their families by our membership or items that forum members would like to attempt to return to the original recipent/owner or families.We will also redirect inquiries from families who join here because of posted items.This section will allow any member to post or list named medals, uniforms, helmets,etc. to be reconnected to the families that could be searching.As always, you as a member have no requirement to respond to contacts about items you post on the forum. If it happens and you are not interested in getting involved, contact me and I will intercede in your behalf.
Always proceed with caution and feel comfortable in your contact with parties when returning items.
This section is completely VOLUNTARY

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Some sites to visit while s... - last post by familytreevets

MISC MILITARIA

If you have a US military item that does not fit any of the above categories, then feel free to post it in this section.

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Norman D. Landing - last post by mikie

SPOILS OF WAR

For bringback items found in duffle bags, footlockers, etc.

PLEASE DO NOT POST YOUR ENTIRE NON US COLLECTION.

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Okinawa brigbacks - last post by sundance

PRISONERS OF WAR / P.O.W.'S

This section is for items used, issued, worn, etc. by prisoners of war.

Any US items issued by the US to AXIS P.O.W.'s are also allowed here.

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A recent find with a somber... - last post by Pegasus6

AMERICANS IN FOREIGN SERVICE

For militaria of Americans who served with (or in) Foreign armies and formations.

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RCAF wings of a American Bo... - last post by Blackie




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(February 17, 1949 - March 5, 2011)