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otter42

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  1. Great piece of history, and nice knife!
  2. Some very nice uncommon tab variations. Thanks for sharing. Love that FSSF patch!
  3. Hadn't seen this maker before. Is this a good one or repro? Thanks Ken
  4. Are these theater made? And if so where. The chute sticks out more then a conventional wing. I really like them, looks like they are brass underneath, the silver finish is wearing off. Thanks for the help, Ken
  5. Sactroop, after reading my post I can totally understand why you thought that, I wasn't very clear, thanks again. Ken
  6. Thanks SACTROOP, mine is like you picture.
  7. I just picked up a standard US Army pocket knife, the maker has a Q stamped and nothing else. Is thus Queen City Cutlery? Thanks Ken
  8. Thanks very much for the information. I had never thought of this being done, amazing what greed does to a person.
  9. Rod from the World militaria forum was very helpful, this is what he shared with me: Your pass says (kanji "code name" and number read thus) "i"15311. It's the code for the (Philippines) 4th Air Army's Manila Army Air Depot, with 8,689 personnel employed. These men would have become irregular infantry and transport soldiers after the 4th Air Army was demobilized for lack of aircraft. One more thing. The "i" code name is the Southern Expeditionary Army's code name, it's complicated but the 4th Air Army and the 14th Area Army in the Philippines both had different code names. The Sout
  10. Thank you very much for the info! The GI thought it was a dog tag too!
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