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#1 Belleauwood

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Posted 30 July 2019 - 03:17 PM

Again, those that know me know that WW2 is not my expertise. That being said, I know what strikes my attention. I never have seen this sleeve cuff designation. Great name in 3 places with laundry tag no. 

 

looks like there were Airborne wings above the ribbon bar at one time. What say you??

 

 

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#2 Wake1941

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Posted 30 July 2019 - 03:29 PM

Wow looks like a great tunic the patches look right to me

#3 BEAST

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Posted 30 July 2019 - 03:30 PM

Very cool! Looks like he was a Boilermaker too!

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#4 gomorgan

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Posted 30 July 2019 - 03:35 PM

I wouldn't be surprised if he had air crew wings on that Ike at one time.  Those patches are just great, the bullion photographer on his sleeve is nice also.



#5 Belleauwood

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Posted 30 July 2019 - 03:46 PM

Thanks for the obit Beast! - It all makes sense, eco. the Connecticut connection. That's where I'm living and found it minutes from my house!!

 

Forgot one image

 

 

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#6 firefighter

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Posted 30 July 2019 - 05:48 PM

Those bullion patches are gorgeous. I really like the ITERPRTER arc.

#7 cagedfalcon

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Posted 30 July 2019 - 06:54 PM

Very cool!

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#8 katieony

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Posted 02 August 2019 - 03:19 AM

A very rare Ike!  Thanks for sharing the images!

 

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#9 beerdragon54

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Posted 02 August 2019 - 03:48 AM

This is amazing, just stunning.


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#10 Bodes

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Posted 02 August 2019 - 04:33 AM

I wouldn't be surprised if he had air crew wings on that Ike at one time.  Those patches are just great, the bullion photographer on his sleeve is nice also.


The troop carrier Ike's I've seen had pilot wings....Bodes

#11 jonesy1275

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Posted 02 August 2019 - 03:31 PM

There was more to Troop Carrier than just aircrew. Mechanics, intelligence, admin etc.



#12 1st Sgt CES

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Posted 09 August 2019 - 04:47 PM

Great Uniform !



#13 TexRdnec

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Posted 15 August 2019 - 06:30 AM

that is just neat as hell!




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