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My 70th Div ''Trailblazers'' collection


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My main interest is the 70th Infantry Division ''Trailblazers'' . Hope you guys enjoy my collection as much as I do!

 

70th ID M43 jacket:

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70th ID Wool Shirt with European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign ribbon

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70th ID HBT jacket:

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More items will follow so stay tuned!

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Thanks Richard! Here are some 275th MED DET pictures. It was one big grouping but the seller sold everything loose unfortunately so I haven't been able to buy all the pictures..I've got more pictures that were part of the grouping but they aren't so interesting to see for you guys.

 

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275th MED DET Unit History printed in Limburg Germany. August, 1945. This example belonged to 1st Lt M.A.C. Bernard R Brennan.

 

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Thanks Erwin! These two German maps were also used by 1st Lt M.A.C. Brennan:

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274th Infantry ''Battle Axe'' Regiment Unit History Snow Ridges and PILLBOXES by Lt. Col. Wallace R Cheves.

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Three V-Mails written by PFC Johhnie J Pinkston, Co M 274th Inf, WIA 3rd March '45.

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Signal Corps pictures made 13 MAR 1945 by T/4 James W. Todd:

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River crossing demonstration: their river crossing practice completed. Infantrymen of '' I '' CO., start trek back to their area. All of them a little bit wiser as far as river crossings are concerned. There were no casualties.

 

CO '' I '' 3D BN 276th INF REGT 70th DIV XXI CORPS 7A Grossbliederstroff AREA, FR.

 

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Moving along cautiously and taking advantage of cover afforded by ditch along railroad track, infantryman of the 70th division go ahead in the attack after their practice river crossing over the Saar river.

 

3D BN 276th INF REGT 70th DIV XXI CORPS 7A Grossbliederstroff AREA, FR.

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Mini Trailblazer magazine printed in Nancy, France 1945:

 

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Good job so far Kevin !

" You can manufacture weapons and you can purchase ammunition,

But you can't buy valor and you can't pull heroes off an assembly line ".

 

-Sergeant John B. Ellery-

U.S. 1st Infantry Division

 

Hang Tough my friend!

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Thanks Robin! Here's another mini Trailblazer magazine ID'ed to a certain Howard:

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Camp Adair items:

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Two Trailblazers at Camp ?? :

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Close-up for the helmet guys here:

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Thanks! More to come!

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That is a nice focused collection. You have some nice pieces and the photos are great. Keep it coming.

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My first 70th ID jacket was this M41 ID'ed to ''Cole'' :

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70th ID Officers Shirt with tie ID'ed to ''Adams'':

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Very nice collection!

 

Thanks for sharing it with us, it's nice to see these division focused collections.

 

RC

"It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts."

*Sherlock Holmes in "A Scandal in Bohemia"*

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Thank you! I'll also post some pictures of my Trailblazer magazines soon.

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Anti-Tank CO 274th IR. Almost all the names are personally written on the backside.

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Thanks! Here are some pictures of my Trailblazer magazines. Not all in the best shape but I still like 'em.

 

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The majority of my collection is web gear and combat items, But I truly respect you for your vast quantities of photos and paper materiel. Great job, and keep it up!

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