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Per numerous request. GO Collection

Started by 4STARCHRIS , Jan 20 2007 08:03 PM

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#101 KASTAUFFER

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Posted 12 July 2007 - 11:37 AM

I feel part of the job of a moderator is to set posting standards and insure the accuracy of posts. I dont know what else to say. I am not singling you out. My post was a suggestion to improve the accuracy and quality of your posts in the future. It is not a personal attack.

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Posted 12 July 2007 - 11:43 AM

I feel part of the job of a moderator is to set posting standards and insure the accuracy of posts. I dont know what else to say. I am not singling you out. My post was a suggestion to improve the accuracy and quality of your posts in the future. It is not a personal attack.

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Thanks,
I understand and take it as a suggestion. Every ones seems to attack. have a good day. As I mentionede 99% of the time I do put it and will continue to do it evertime. Sorry if I forget 1% of the time.
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Posted 12 July 2007 - 06:18 PM


Presentation Ribbon bar.

Smedley Butler ribbon bar. Double MOH recipient.
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Original Butler ribbon bar.

Post #79 is a presentation ribbon bar to clearify things.

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Posted 12 July 2007 - 06:26 PM

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This is a picture of MG Smedley Butler full size medals. They are his originals. I am not sure where I got this from. I just posted for enjoyment.
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Posted 12 July 2007 - 07:54 PM

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This is a picture of MG Smedley Butler full size medals. They are his originals. I am not sure where I got this from. I just posted for enjoyment.
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I am not sure where I got this from.
The medals or the picture?

Thanks.

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Posted 12 July 2007 - 08:00 PM

post_387_1171074410_1_.jpg

Original Butler ribbon bar.

Post #79 is a presentation ribbon bar to clearify things.


Now that is a cool ribbon bar. I never get tired of seeing that set.

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Posted 12 July 2007 - 08:03 PM

I am not sure where I got this from.
The medals or the picture?

Thanks.


The picture. Thanks enjoy.
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Posted 13 July 2007 - 06:25 AM

A GREAT HISTORICAL COLLECTION!
The question everyone is wondering: How did you acquire all the uniforms being displayed?

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Posted 13 July 2007 - 08:55 AM

i'm new here, so maybe i'm missing something. i do understand the importance of differentiating real from repro, or representational. but this collection is magnificent. if a couple of the ribbon bars are not original to the uniform, it does not detract from the collection in the least.

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Posted 13 July 2007 - 08:58 AM

shouldn't the brevet ribbbon come directly after the 2 MOH's, and before the dsm's?

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Posted 13 July 2007 - 09:04 AM

how did lemnitzer get that legion of merit with device? thought the higher grades were only for foreigners.

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Posted 13 July 2007 - 10:38 AM

shouldn't the brevet ribbbon come directly after the 2 MOH's, and before the dsm's?


Back in the days the DSM's ranked higher than the Brevet Medal. You can even see on his full size medals this placement.
Thanks for looking. I am glad I had something for you to enjoy.
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Posted 13 July 2007 - 10:53 AM

how did lemnitzer get that legion of merit with device? thought the higher grades were only for foreigners.



In North Africia. AT the beginning of the North Africian Campaign General Mark Clark and General Lemnitzer went by sub to North Africia. In a nut shell a misunderstanding of the Legion of merit allowed 60 officer to be awarded the Officer, Legion of Merit to Americans. Lemnitzer refused to give it back at the request of President Roosevelt. If you need more details let me know. Thanks for looking.
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Posted 14 July 2007 - 02:54 PM

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This is General Vessey's uniform. It is a original and in my collection.
Thank you for looking.
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Posted 14 July 2007 - 02:58 PM

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This is General Vessey. Chairman of the Joint Chief of Staff.
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Posted 14 July 2007 - 03:06 PM

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Here is a fantastic pic of General Vessey uniform. This uniform is original. It is displayed in a museum in MN. I will post a closeup of the ribbon bar.
enjoy
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Posted 14 July 2007 - 03:11 PM

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Fantastic all original, bullion ribbon bar of General Vessey. This is post Chairman of Joint Chief's by all the foreign decorations.
Can anyone name them all?
The uniform is on display in MN.
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Posted 14 July 2007 - 03:19 PM

I don't collect uniforms and admit to knowing little of the various awards one can be given...that said, General Vessey's ribbon bar looks outstanding and very impressive! Thanks for posting the pictures.

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Posted 14 July 2007 - 07:03 PM

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This is Adm Donaho dress mess. Original and in my possesion. 4 time Navy Cross recipient.

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Posted 14 July 2007 - 07:11 PM

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This is the Admiral Donaho uniform with mini medals attached. 4 navy crosses, Navy DSM, 2 Silver stars, Bronze stars, American Defense. Original and in my possesion.
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