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US MILITARIA DISCUSSIONS

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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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Need a Date for Another WW... - last post by world war I nerd

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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WWII PT-Boat Uniform Groupi... - last post by sigsaye

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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Tiger Stripes Part II - last post by kammo-man

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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SRU-31/p and SRU-31A/P surv... - last post by HUD69

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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WWII NAVY FIXED bail GRAY W... - last post by 644td

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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USMC Map Case WW2-Korean War - last post by etienne

BASE/BIVOUAC/CAMP/DEPOT ITEMS

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

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1942 'Chest Tool Empty... - last post by 36thIDAlex

EPHEMERA, PHOTOGRAPHS & MILITARY ARTWORK


  1. INDIVIDUAL & UNIT PORTRAITS

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

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The Invasion of "WORKMA... - last post by bobgee

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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ARC insignia - last post by easterneagle87

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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Naval M flag - Anyone here... - last post by Mr.Jerry

VETERANS' ORGANIZATIONS

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

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GAR Naval Reunion Badge - last post by Red Devil

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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Need help finding info on vet. - last post by 1563621

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 kammo-man

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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27th series Type 99 still i... - last post by Simon Lerenfort

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 Brig

AMERICANS IN FOREIGN SERVICE

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

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Americans flying with the I... - last post by patches