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Very interesting overseas cap! But you definitely cannot doubt the authenticity with the portrait of him wearing it. Looks like a nice little group--should make an interesting research project. Good luck!

 

Justin

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Nice score! Great photo too.

Looking for any WWII 104th "Timberwolf" Division items.

Including items from the 413th, 414th, and 415th Infantry Regiments 104th Recon Troop, 329th Engineer Battalion, 329th Medical Battalion

385th, 386th, 387th, and 929th Field Artillery Battalions 804th Ordnance Company 104th Quartermaster Company 104th Signal Company

555th Anti-Aircraft Battalion, 750th Tank Battalion 692nd Tank Destroyer Battalion 817th Tank Destroyer Battalion

 

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Very cool uniform and overseas cap. That cap might be normally suspicious as being put together, but the photograph puts that idea to rest very easily. Once again, very nice grouping!

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Always looking for WWII 10th Mountain Division uniforms and groupings

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Very nice score. To see him in the photo with same uniform and all the insignia is just outstanding. Love it.

 

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Except for the Di's on the lapels. Wonder what they were. :think:

 

I love photos of soldiers wearing uniforms that are just like they took them off and hung them in the closet for the next 65 plus years. The photo showing the ESB patch on the cap is FANTASTIC.

 

Allan

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...the Di's on the lapels. Wonder what they were...

It looks like a patch-type pin for Engineer Amphibian Units SSI (as on the the Tec. 5’s left shoulder).

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Then out spake brave Horatius, the Captain of the Gate:


"To every man upon this earth death cometh soon or late.
And how can man die better than facing fearful odds,


For the ashes of his fathers, and the temples of his gods."

 

 

 

 

 

 


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I love photos of soldiers wearing uniforms that are just like they took them off and hung them in the closet for the next 65 plus years. The photo showing the ESB patch on the cap is FANTASTIC.

 

Allan

 

Couldn't have put it better myself. Simply an outstanding grouping Irish and made all the more special with the unique OS cap and a picture of the soldier wearing!

 

Just a great find :thumbsup:

 

Look forward to hearing about your further research!

 

Will

WWII USMC & USN - CAMOUFLAGE / CORPSMAN / PARAMARINE / MARINE RAIDER / DENIM / DECK JACKETS.

 

VIETNAM - CAMOUFLAGE / SF / 'IN-COUNTRY' ITEMS.

 

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It looks like a patch-type pin for Engineer Amphibian Units SSI (as on the the Tec. 5’s left shoulder).

Yes that is correct. the photo does not show it clearly. The Di's are the patch type equal of the Amphibian Units patch. Likely removed by the vet at some point post war.

 

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My Great Uncle was is one of the Engineer Special Brigades in the pacific. His uniform is setup the exact same way. The wearing of the ESB patch on the cap is very common and is not suspect at all. I would be more surprised to not see it on the cap.

Looking for anything relating to the 78th US Naval Construction Battalion during WWII and the 26th Inf. Regt. 1st Inf. Div. during WWII

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