Posted 15 June 2009 - 06:01 AM
Posted 15 June 2009 - 07:31 AM
"Tonight we die as men", signed by Bill Galbraith, 506th PIR, 101st Airborne Division and Manny Barrios 506th PIR, 101st Airborne Division. Two fantastic lads! :thumbsup:
Posted 15 June 2009 - 08:21 AM
Many are from Normandy vacations, some from the battle of the bulge anniversaries.
The 1st inf div is from the museum in France.
Edited by EasyRed1944, 15 June 2009 - 08:22 AM.
Posted 15 June 2009 - 08:42 AM
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Posted 15 June 2009 - 08:50 AM
Also i got one from Richard Winters, but i got that framed .
No way! that's great I've always wanted to get my copy of Band of Brothers signed by him, but he won't accept or sign any more unless you're a close friend, too bad I'm not. But that is awesome
Posted 15 June 2009 - 09:15 AM
Posted 15 June 2009 - 10:20 AM
1. US Marine Corps Uniforms 1912-1940 (Jim Moran)
Jim Moran's second book on USMC uniforms (softcover). I bought this at the War & Peace Show in Beltring. The book was already signed by the author.
Posted 15 June 2009 - 10:25 AM
Jim Moran's first book on USMC uniforms (hardcover). I bought this book at the War & Peace Show in Beltring from the author himself. Jim was attending the show with his wife and their daughter Tara.
Posted 15 June 2009 - 10:31 AM
This is a book of a native American who served as a Marine in the Vietnam War. I bought this book from the author who was selling them at the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, DC.
Posted 15 June 2009 - 10:45 AM
This is a story in itself. This book was published in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks by a guy who called himself Tom Carew. In this autobiographic book he describes his adventures as a member of the British SAS with the mujehadeen during the Afghan-Russian war in the 1980's. He even appeared on the BBC to talk about his book. Later it turned out that he never served with the SAS. (see http://www.guardian....oks.september11).
I knew the author in person (also under an alias) years before he wrote this book. As you can see, he signed with both "Tom Carew" and "Phil", the latter being the first name I used to know him by.
Unfortunately "Tom Carew" was found dead earlier this year.
Edited by frederik.geudens, 15 June 2009 - 10:45 AM.
Posted 15 June 2009 - 02:02 PM
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Posted 15 June 2009 - 05:17 PM
Many years ago, I contacted a few well known WWII vets and asked for their autograph. Here is one of the better known vets that I contacted, General James M. Gavin.
Posted 15 June 2009 - 10:03 PM
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Posted 16 June 2009 - 09:53 AM
I attended many 101st and 82nd reunions, here in Belgium, in holland and in France.
Several vets have signed my books twice, at an interval of 15 to 20 years.
I have also acquired WWI Divisionnal histories with dramatic signatures and annotations.
Please, have a look ang give ly your impressions.
Posted 16 June 2009 - 10:10 AM
Posted 16 June 2009 - 10:17 AM
Signed by his two brothers
Posted 16 June 2009 - 10:23 AM
the first time in 1974the second time in 1994
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