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  1. Your ID of the patch is correct. Here is a picture of LTC. Dale E. Buchanan 1951-1952 wearing the patch http://92ndafa.homestead.com/92ndrosterCO.html
  2. Although long out of print, Stanley Phillips book on Corps badges is a must have for the serious collector. It's a sought after book so don't expect to find a copy for a cheap price.
  3. This link will take you to a website containing a list of books on the Marauders. http://www.marauder.org/books.htm
  4. Both the M50 and M51 have been referred to as Super Sherman's. Pictured on the left is the M50 and on the right the M51. Here's an interesting article on the Israeli Sherman's: http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Super_Sherman
  5. gpspartans: Here are a few books you might want to read.
  6. gpspartans: Read about the Battle of Route Colonials 4 in the Fall of 1950. Read about Lang Son 1952.
  7. With all due respect gpspartans, you need to study the history of Indochina. The French went head to head with the Viet Minh Divisions in the Fall of 1950 and both sides took a beating. B52s didn't stop the North Vietnamese at Khe Sanh and B29s would not have stopped the Viet Minh at Dien Bien Phu. B29s at Dien Bien Phu might have changed the Viet Minh strategy, but it would not have changed the outcome of the war. US Air Power did not bring a successful outcome to the Korean War. B29s could only have been used in a limited role. You could not use them to break up attacks without causing d
  8. Charles Norman Shay served as a medic with Fox Company 16th Infantry Regiment 1st Infantry Division. Here is the link to his interview on YouTube and pictured below is his book.
  9. Here's the link to the author's website: http://www.d-day-publishing.com
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