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  1. This are two uniforms, donated to the museum. The m42 uniform, including gear and helmet, was donated by General Gavin!
  2. For my study 'Cultural Heritage' I visit many museums. In November 2012, I visited the National Liberation Museum 1944-1945. It's located in Groesbeek, near Nijmegen in the Netherlands. This museum is dedicated to the liberators, who fought for the freedom of the Dutch people. I am very thankful they jumped in our country, to liberate us from the Germans. Here is some information, and some (US related) pictures I took. National Liberation Museum 1944-1945 Wylerbaan 4 6561 KR Groesbeek (Near Nijmegen) E-mail: info@bevrijdingsmuseum.nl Telephone: 31 024-3974404 http://www.bev
  3. I didn't find any label with date. However, I got the guarantee from a collector that it was an original ww2 trousers. What is the value of this item? (This collector had a large collection with 2 original british para (one fully packed with chute), 101st airborne para (m42 jumpsuit with original inland m1a1 carbine), an 82nd para (m43 uniform with chute, fully packed), ss soldier with working k98 and a ss panzer captain)
  4. Someone I know has this ranger helmet in his collection. Is it an original helmet from world war 2?
  5. Thanks for the information. I have a Panther G in those colours, but I am going to use that for my hedgerow hell diorama with the 29th.
  6. I can't find a date in the trousers, where is your label with date placed?
  7. More photos from the ghostmarks, and a laundry label
  8. I have this m43 trousers in my collection. There are ghostmarks on it. Is this a para modified m43 trousers? And what is the value of it?
  9. Thanks for the information. I'll try to mail them as soon as possible. P.S. Could you mail me your dads story? I also collect stories from veterans (like I said in my first post)
  10. I am studying Cultural Heritage in Amsterdam. I am learning to work in a museum (conservator for example). In the first months of this year, I had a subject called Materials Knowledge. They teached me how to handle objects from different materials, like steel objects, papers, cotton objects etc. I learned a lot, and if you want to preserve your objects as long as possible: See below if you should wear gloves or not Metal objects: Vinyl gloves Textile: Cotton or thin latex gloves Paper: No gloves, but keep your hands clean. Books: Vinyl or nitrile gloves when you're handling very
  11. Hello everyone, Does someone know if there are 1st infantry division association with ww2 veterans? I want to collect uniforms and groupings from this division, and also the stories of veterans from this division. Can someone help me?
  12. A few days ago, I made this little diorama fro one of my little brothers. It's a jagdpanther tank cruising through the forest of the Bulge. There are some fallschirmjäger looking for a spotted GI. I named the diorama: 'Wo sind die Amerikaner'. I hope you like it. If you have some tips or suggestions, feel free to post them.
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