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I thought you guys might like to see a christmas gift I made for my dad. I have obtained some patches and a pin from members here and am super grateful for their help of a fellow forum member!! I could not have made this without their help! My Great Grandfather is pictured at the turn of the century while he was in the Spanish-American war. He was a volunteer in the 2nd Oregon infantry "A" company. My Grandfather is pictured while in WW2 and was in the 10th Army and advanced to the rank of full colonel. My Dad is pictured as soon as he got commissioned in the Army in the very early part of the 80's. While he never was in a war he was in the military for over 25 years and I admire him for that. I wanted to create a display to honor their service and so I had Aaron Brother custom frame this to create picture display! Hope you guys like it. I think it turned out great and am sure he will like it when he opens it on christmas! :) Sorry for the blurry picture. It is clear and crisp in person but you get the idea.

 

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I am looking for the following items to complete my Viet Nam helmet shells

 

- two helmet liners

(paratrooper or regular and would like WW2 to 1972)

 

-2 helmet covers

(OD or camo)

 

-2 chin strap assemblies

 

- 2 helmet bands or other interesting helmet accesories

 

 

Interested in collecting any 1901st Engineering Avaiation Battalion Items

Or items named to John H. Gallagher Jr.

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Super nice, and thoughtful, tribute to your family. It will make a great gift, and can be passed down to other family members in the future. Well done.

Steve


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Always looking for anything related to the 8th AAF and flight gear of W.W.2.

Also any info on Advisory Team 98 the unit my late father served in.

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That is very awesome. Kudos! Please let us know what he thinks!


~Sean

WANTED: Philippine Department & Division patch variations, uniforms, & other items.
~In honor of Private Placido Conejos, 14th Engineer Regt. (Philippine Scouts). KIA on Bataan, 02/13/1942

My links: My P.I. "Mini-Museum" | Lolo's WWII Service | ASMIC Newsletter Editor (4653) | PSHS Nat. PRO & Webmaster




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Very cool! Neat that your dad was in the 104th, can't forget the Timberwolves that served in peacetime.


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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Beautifull!!!!! Great Fathers begat great sons and it seems three are pictured here with more in the wings. Merry Christmas to your family and good on you for this wonderful present.

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I'm sure he will treasure it....very nice!!

 

I am super excited to give it to him. I know he has been wanting to get something for a while but has been busy and hasn't got it done. I really had fun doing the research that went into it. I am extremely proud of my family's service to this country! In the future I will probably make one of these for myself but I might make it even more detailed.


I am looking for the following items to complete my Viet Nam helmet shells

 

- two helmet liners

(paratrooper or regular and would like WW2 to 1972)

 

-2 helmet covers

(OD or camo)

 

-2 chin strap assemblies

 

- 2 helmet bands or other interesting helmet accesories

 

 

Interested in collecting any 1901st Engineering Avaiation Battalion Items

Or items named to John H. Gallagher Jr.

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First class!! :thumbsup:

 

I really like it and if you don't mind I'd like to use your idea.


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Collecting WWII Armor and Tank Destroyer Items

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First class!! :thumbsup:

 

I really like it and if you don't mind I'd like to use your idea.

 

 

Go ahead! I'm sure I am not the first one with the idea


I am looking for the following items to complete my Viet Nam helmet shells

 

- two helmet liners

(paratrooper or regular and would like WW2 to 1972)

 

-2 helmet covers

(OD or camo)

 

-2 chin strap assemblies

 

- 2 helmet bands or other interesting helmet accesories

 

 

Interested in collecting any 1901st Engineering Avaiation Battalion Items

Or items named to John H. Gallagher Jr.

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