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    My Collection & interests: Span Am through Korea U.S. Army, WW2 U.S. Combat rations, T5 & T7 Parachutes, QMC personal gear, US WW2 Armored vehicle collector. M5A1 Stuart, M8 & M20 Armored Cars, M3 Halftrack, T16 Carrier

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  1. Van, It's NOT WW2 ! as was already said.. Korean Era.. Kration
  2. Bernard James Ray (June 9, 1921 – November 17, 1944) was a United States Army officer and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in World War II during the Battle of Hurtgen Forest. Ray joined the Army from Baldwin, New York in 1943,[1] and by November 17, 1944 was serving as a First Lieutenant in Company F, 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division. On that day, in the Hurtgen Forest near Schevenhütte, Germany, Ray exposed himself to intense enemy fire in an attempt to destroy a wire obstacle that was blocking his unit's path
  3. I carried one during the late 80's in Korea.. Great Weapon ! 1/503 Inf Kration
  4. Hopefully no one has an issue with this question.. Does anyone know if the Wehrmacht Awards Forum is down ? been trying to get on the US pages on there for 2-3 days and keep getting a server time out for the entire site Any info most welcome Kration
  5. There's a set of late war camo pattern K Rations listed on Ebay.. They are 100% REPRODUCTIONS... Hopefully this alert will keep someone from being duped.. while the seller does not actually say they are original, the lack of information in the listing and how it's described might give the impression that they are. There are multiple photo's with the exception of the "Manufacturer" Sent the seller a link to Hogan QM and offered additional info The item is: https://www.ebay.com/itm/ww2-k-ration/273125572594?hash=item3f978d7ff2:g:tNEAAOSwklBatcEn These repro's were originally ma
  6. It's way better than what we have here in my area.. The VA opened a new VA Center here in Kernersville NC two years ago.. prior to that it was located in Winston Salem.. At that location they had a few named uniforms here and there displayed in Shadow boxes on the walls.. complete with ribbon racks and other awards.The irritating thing though is many of the awards had detached and fallen into the bottom of the displays. Mentioned it to the staff many times and offered to fix the problems with no response. When the new Hospital opened none of the displays were reinstalled.. no one
  7. I'm thinking of going to the Baltimore Arms show in a few weeks.. for those members that have been is it a good show for Post 1898 Items ? Mainly looking for US & other Countries items from WW2 to Cold War era any guidance is most appreciated Kration
  8. Steve, sent you a PM on a decent and reasonable place Kration
  9. Back in the day when one visited Aberdeen I remember there was a model of the proposed new Museum being displayed and "donations" were being accepted.. Since that never happened I wonder what ever became of the donations ? I went through Ft Lee a year or so ago and could see some of the Aberdeen Vehicles near the Rail head, some covered with tarps and some in the open.. Miss the old days Kration
  10. No problems at all, it's a nice original coat Kration
  11. delete... Ha Ha.. I just typed the same info.. I think we were all replying at the same time
  12. Thanks Jamie.. But sometimes I frankly get tired of looking at all of the junk I have LOL Kration
  13. It's like a Kid counting down the days until Christmas Morning Yahoo ! Kration
  14. I remember that crate.. Looks like this one has the same type of non overseas type packing.. Packed with just the inner carton and no waterproof liner.. I think the other one was stenciled "for Stateside use only" Kration
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