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#1 Double_Canister

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Posted 25 April 2019 - 02:51 PM

The guy I got it from said it belonged to his grandfather which according to an obituary he sent to me, served as a military policeman in the ETO from 1942-1945. It had a helmet net with a camo band and a late war liner. The chinstraps are standard OD 7 but are too short to fit around the back of the helmet. It is marked P3 above one of the chinstrap bales.

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Posted 29 June 2019 - 09:22 AM

Very cool. Did the guy you got it from give you any info about the vet who wore it, like what unit he was with, or even a picture?

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Posted 07 July 2019 - 04:04 PM

Very cool. Did the guy you got it from give you any info about the vet who wore it, like what unit he was with, or even a picture?

 

I got an obituary. Apparently the guy was a MP in Italy and enlisted in 1942.




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