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Started by patches , Sep 13 2012 05:29 PM

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#1 patches

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 05:29 PM

Wasn't this the same weapon John Wayne carried in The Green Berets :lol:

Great period poster though, if you inlarge it we can just makeout a 1967 date.

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 05:38 PM

Holy cow! I had one of those. Had a little hammer inside the magazine that rapped on the side with rapidity to make the auto fire sounds.

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 06:23 PM

Looks like the same one John Wayne smashed against the tree in GREEN BERET.

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Posted 14 September 2012 - 06:45 PM

Looks like the same one John Wayne smashed against the tree in GREEN BERET.


Thats right, if I,m not mistaken, somewhere on the Forum is a captured still/frame of the Duke with this in his hand right before he smashes it. :lol:

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Posted 13 October 2012 - 08:36 PM

http://www.imfdb.org...een_Berets,_The

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Posted 14 October 2012 - 05:46 PM

Well well well .

you learn something new every day .

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Posted 30 April 2013 - 08:24 PM

In the same basic vein, I found these old Army related comoc book ads, I remember these well, it those comic books back then, comics like Sgt Rock, Weird War, the Haunted Tank, etc.

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Posted 30 April 2013 - 08:25 PM

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Posted 30 April 2013 - 08:26 PM

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Posted 30 April 2013 - 08:27 PM

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Posted 30 April 2013 - 08:29 PM

This one I posted down in the Non Misc forum, but I'll post it here too.

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Posted 30 April 2013 - 08:30 PM

This one of course is not really Military related but I remember the ad well.

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Posted 30 April 2013 - 08:32 PM

I still have my maurader m16 from when I was a kid. It still works to some degree.
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Posted 30 April 2013 - 08:36 PM

And this Classic of Classics ad, Charles Atlas and the Wimpy guy at the beach, :lol: I always loved this ad :D

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Posted 30 April 2013 - 10:55 PM

I had a couple of different toy Tommy guns that made great noise. I also remember a toy M14 that looked real to us kids, that shot plastic bullets and a grenade.

It was a different time

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Posted 01 May 2013 - 12:02 AM

Kevin...we ran a fun thread along these lines on toy guns a while back...maybe you've already seen it? I just did a quick trawl through the archives but failed to locate it, but it must be there somewhere?!



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Posted 01 May 2013 - 10:06 AM

Kevin...we ran a fun thread along these lines on toy guns a while back...maybe you've already seen it? I just did a quick trawl through the archives but failed to locate it, but it must be there somewhere?!

And here it is 7 Pages worth of FUN.

http://www.usmilitar...some-nostalgia/



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Posted 01 May 2013 - 10:10 AM

That's the one...thanks Kevin! Those were the days. Nowadays, PC dictates that they are all made of day-glo pink plastic!!   :o



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Posted 01 May 2013 - 11:27 AM

And here it is 7 Pages worth of FUN.
http://www.usmilitar...some-nostalgia/



Now that's a trip down childhood lane. Fun to see images of that camo Tommy gun. Same as the one I lugged around. How else could you pretend to be Sgt. Saunders from Combat!

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Posted 01 May 2013 - 11:44 AM

I loved my Mattel Marauder M-16. I had to use mine to fight off an older sister. It worked wonders when I hit her between the eyes with the buttstock. That gives the term " Assault Weapon " a whole new meaning. If you watch the movie " The Green Berets " you can see that he breaks a poor Marauder against that tree.



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Posted 01 May 2013 - 11:51 AM

I had a set of the Revolutionary soldiers.They were very tiny,maybe a quater inch tall.

 

Dont forget the "Sea Horses" you could order as well.I remember my dad having an old Johnson-Smith catalog full of novelties dating to the 40s.THey still had catalogs in the 70s as well but not as much to offer.



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Posted 01 May 2013 - 01:39 PM



I had a set of the Revolutionary soldiers.They were very tiny,maybe a quater inch tall.

 

Dont forget the "Sea Horses" you could order as well.I remember my dad having an old Johnson-Smith catalog full of novelties dating to the 40s.THey still had catalogs in the 70s as well but not as much to offer.

This is the one I remember from those days doyler, what the hell were these anyway :lol:

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Posted 01 May 2013 - 01:53 PM

OH YES.......the strategically placed tail fin! :)

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Posted 06 July 2013 - 07:27 PM

. :D

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Posted 06 July 2013 - 10:43 PM

http://www.snopes.com/military/m16.asp

. :D

http://www.ar15.com/...Mattel_M16.html

 

 You know I could have swore I seen a Mattel one at Fort Benning when I was in Basic and AIT, a guy in my platoon had one.


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