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  1. Marines advance over blood-drenched terrain of "Bloody Nose Ridge" on Peleliu
  2. WWII USMC Vet Norman Sutherland Jr's S&W M1917 Revolver. He put on some cool sweetheart grips as many vets did with their personal sidearms. He was a BAR man with the 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment 3rd Marine Brigade, Fleet Marine Force serving in the Solomon’s Campaign. Thanks to my friend Matt for the information. July 1-31 44 First recruit Batt recruit depot marine barracks Paris island Oct 1-31 -44 9th training Batt infantry training regiment training command MFM Camp lejune NC April 1-30-45 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment 3rd Marine Brigade, Fleet Marine F
  3. Captain Peter Adams brought back this Chinese Type 53 carbine after the end of his 3rd tour in Vietnam. He served in the U.S. Army from 1966-69 in the following units: Troop B 7th Squadron, 1st Air Cav Regiment; C Troop 3rd Squadron, 17th Air Cavalry Regiment; Troop D 6th Squadron 1st Armored Cav Regiment. Thanks to Matt for finding all this interesting information especially that Captain Adams was a direct descendant of Presidents John and John Quincy Adams.
  4. SGT George Youngman of the 167th Ordnance Bomb Disposal Squadron brought home this German Flare gun. Thanks to my friend Matt for finding all this information on George. Its always nice to have a picture of the vet. I'm still trying to find out more information on the 167th. I'm happy to add this cool pistol to my bring back collection!
  5. Thanks for your opinion I'm just not sure still. Whatever symbol on the middle is not as wide as the arrow.
  6. I have a picture of an Army soldier that I am trying to find out what outfit he served in. I went through all 15 pages of the DUI reference thread and I think it may be the picture I posted. I would greatly appreciate any help. Thanks!
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