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    Looking for anything related to MARINE RAIDERS or PARAMARINES. Patches, dog tags, groupings or anything else relating

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  1. Incredible uniform Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  2. Thank you! It was a once in a lifetime type for me so I went in haha Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  3. Appreciate it! Later today I’ll try and see if I can post more of the original photos and documents. For some reason they’re too big
  4. This is the grouping of quadruple ace and top 5 Marine Corps Ace of all time fighter pilot Captain Donald N. Aldrich if Vmf-215. Captain Aldrich recorded 20 total kills during his time in the South Pacific against Japanese pilots. Captain Aldrich has originally attempted to enlist in the Army but was rejected due to his marital status. Aldrich then volunteered in the RCAF and earned his wings in 1941. In a book called “Threadbare Buzzard: A Marine Fighter Pilot in WWII”, the author Thomas Tomlinson points out that Donald Aldrich was the ONLY Marine pilot to reach 20 kills and not receive th
  5. Always amazing to see what’s out there nobody knows exists ! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  6. Thank you Kurt! Love how was hand selected by Ortiz out of nowhere Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  7. Thank you Brian! Like I said before... could be a while before I get deep into it with this damn virus Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  8. I really wish they would! Really excited about it that’s for sure Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  9. A lucky once in a lifetime type for me! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  10. Thank you Brig! I plan on readying about their Endeavors in “Ortiz : To Live a Man’s Life”. With everything closed down I held down to google right now. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  11. I believe he was air crew in Korea and Vietnam. I haven’t found much description beyond his endeavors in WWII. He was 1st air delivery platoon during Korea. I know he was at Chosin and just about every other battle during the Korean War. He did 2 tours during the Vietnam War as well. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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