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Kansas Raider

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  1. The leather belt/sling is 3 1/2 feet long. So I guess over the shoulder?
  2. Here is an unusual fighting knife that I have had for awhile, just found it again. It is made out of a Collins machete with a horn handle. I assume from WW2. The blade is 11 1/2 inches and you can see part of the Collins logo. The horn handle is carved into a dogs head. Comes with original sheath. It is different. Has anybody seen anything like it?
  3. Holster is for a M13 Aircrewman revolver, Colt or S&W
  4. He was part of the ground crew of the 343rd for 2nd Lt. James C. McVey. He is buried In Kechi, Kansas. I wonder how many of these planes he made? Steve
  5. Thanks Kevin, I can not find any info on these reunions from the Missouri State Historical Society and they are closed to the public. Steve
  6. I have a reunion ribbon that I am trying to find out if it is a National Association reunion ribbon or a state reunion. It has no location but has a date. Here is a scan of the ribbon
  7. Hi everybody, are these armored division patches good? Thanks
  8. I got my black light out and looked on the collar to see if I can make out the number. It looks like M or N then 1144. Hard to see, almost faded out
  9. Hi, is this patch combination correct? There is a faint number stamp in the collar. I can just barely see it under a black light but can not make it out. Thanks Steve
  10. Just talked to him today. His first tour as pilot of a bird dog, he was in the 219th combat recon " Headhunters". He was headhunter 8. On his 2nd tour 68-69. helicopter pilot, flew A23G and OH-6A. I will take pictures of the 2 orange coveralls and the other one. Steve
  11. Here are some items I got at a moving auction. They belong to Captain Charlie Fulton. He is moving . I got a MA-1 intermediate flight jacket with patches, 2 Indian orange summer flight coveralls and a CWU-1 Albert Turner & CO. maker. A copy of a photo of him in his Cessna bird dog. He is keeping all his photos, medals etc.
  12. Hi everybody, just received these medals from The State of Missouri for my grandfathers uncle, they come with letters from the Governor and Adjutant General of Missouri. The Jubilee of Liberty medal were for veterans that served in the D-Day Invasion.
  13. Picked this WW2 Cross for Military Service up at the Chickasha, Oklahoma military show a couple of weeks ago. The medal is numbered 6216 with original box. Issued to John Ernest Squire. He was overseas as 1st LT. Transportation Corps. He received the medal Dec. 5, 1964. His grandfather John Walter Squire was in the 46th North Carolina Infantry and was killed May 5, 1864 at the battle if the Wilderness.
  14. Hi, is this World War 2 CMS traceable (#6216)? Thanks Steve
  15. Hi, are these Air Corps bullion items good ? Thanks Steve
  16. Here is one of 2 Vietnam era USMC uniforms I have, this one Ided to RS Reynolds. The pants have a contract date of 1969 nothing on the top.
  17. Not quite a yard long. Nice image of the 5th Nebraska Infantry machine gun company. Photo taken in Llano Grande, Texas in the Mexican Border Service
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