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Heres one for you Teufelhunde....

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D: Morning here is one for you to play with...By the time this picture was taken I think he was the leader of the Marine Band (1901-03?)....looks like some type of fraternal medal....don't know if you can extract any details of the EGA he is wearing...enjoy

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And the close up....

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Wonderful pic, Dirk. The hat emblem is a beaut! Mlost interesting to see an 1892 type design as an Officer's device.

Thanks for posting.......Bob


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"I have only two men out of my company and 20 out of some other company. We need support, but it is almost suicide to try to get it here as we are swept by machine gun fire and constant barrage is on us. I have no one on my left and only a few on my right. I will hold." (Message sent by 1st Lt. Clifton B. Cates. USMC, 96th Co., Soissons, 19 July 1918 - later 19th Commandant of the Marine Corps 1948-1952)

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William Santelmann. I have his Special Full Dress Blues pic in my latest book.


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A1C Matthew Seidler, Delta Company, 466th EOD killed in action. 05 Jan 12 at 1600L while conducting mounted route clearance patrols in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. He turned 24 two days before his death. Cousin, Soldier, Hero.

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Great pic!

Look how small the collar EGA's are.

Terry


You are his witness now, without a witness, they just disappear!

Quote from the movie TAKING CHANCE 2009

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@Bob: Thanks!

 

@Alec: I know...I'll send a copy to Fred so he can have this sister image....think he will do a swap? ;) BTW was pouring over your book yesterday again!

 

@Terry: Thanks!...I defer to the EGA guys to pick this one apart for details....


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look like Patrol jacket 1875 emblems to me...similar to the one in my avatar


-Brig
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"FOR OUR TOMORROWS, THEY GAVE THEIR TODAYS"
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Dirk, we finally get to see one of these in actual use. FANTASTIC!

 

We do have one in ref. sec. supplied by Mike, located here: http://www.usmilitariaforum.com/forums/ind...?showtopic=9806

 

Would give the proverbial "eye teeth" to know if this shown one was screwback/pinback or wire loops...?

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Great pic!

Look how small the collar EGA's are.

Terry

... a few more examples

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The bended knee is not a tradition of our Corps. (General A. A. Vandegrift, USMC, 5 May 1946)

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Thanks Guys! I had no idea it would be a unique image for that style.....


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The bended knee is not a tradition of our Corps. (General A. A. Vandegrift, USMC, 5 May 1946)

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