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  1. Is there going to be a meet in July or August? I will be in the US at that point.
  2. Seff

    Strange boots

    Weird with the "ARMY" on one of the soles, though. But I'll believe that they're not US.
  3. Seff

    Strange boots

    Found these in a barn - they look similar to service shows, but the date suggests otherwise. Greyhound?
  4. Same reason the SIG P210 is erroneously being called the Neuhausen, and the Mp40 is still referred to as the Schmeisser: People don't know better.
  5. Google maps says someting along the lines of 5 hour drive, not 3½. Still hope I can make it.
  6. Looks the color of my repro haversack - are you sure it's genuine?
  7. Hahah, yeah. I'll be in Vegas on the 19th and 20th, so not QUITE that far. Looks decently sized - I think I'll be there. Thanks for the look-peek.
  8. As a clueless foreigner; how large is this? I CAN be there, but I'll have to go out of my way to do so, and I'd hope it's worth a drive.
  9. I love your pictures, bratwurstdimsum, please post more. Movie sets are always interesting to me, and doubly so when it's a WWII movie.
  10. Too true, and always a pisser. It's less than a year ago that I ran into the last little girl on the Internet that pretended to be in the AROTC to score cool-ness points. We're not on speaking terms any more.
  11. Mother's side: Grandpa served in WWII - all I know is that he sat in Florida, doing morse code. That 's about the extent of the knowledge I have about his service at that time. After the war he was in the reserves(I think), rising to the rank of colonel. He worked at Sandia Labs in Albuquerque, NM. At some point he was a shooting instructor, and I'm also told he was a crack shot back in the day. At some point, postwar, at the rank of captain, he served with the Artillery - I still have his '42 dated named map case. Never selling that thing, not for a million billion bucks. My oldest uncle wa
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