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#1 Fred Borgmann

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Posted 25 April 2008 - 12:46 PM

The group illustrated below is of a WWII Marine who became the sheriff of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin in the early 1980's. I have met collectors in the past that didn't think medals and badges belonged together but I'd bet even they wouldn't want to break up this group.

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#2 CorsairAce

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Posted 25 April 2008 - 12:49 PM

Very nice grouping. I always enjoy seeing the Phillipean Liberation Medal, especially in a grouping.

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Posted 26 April 2008 - 06:17 AM

Fred,....Nice group....I think he may have been with an aviation unit because the Philippine Liberation was not usually awarded to infantry units.


#4 Fred Borgmann

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Posted 26 April 2008 - 07:43 PM

Thanks guys, I sent an information request to St. Louis so it will be interesting to see what they come up with.

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Posted 05 September 2009 - 03:17 PM

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