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The "JWS Tiger" he is asking about is "John Wayne Sparse". I know many around here object to Johnson's names, but I don't know the alternative name to "translate".

A picture is worth a thousand words, so here's a thousand pictures!

"I read that in war bad things happen, Ain't that the ************* truth" -1st Lt Mike Scotti

 

 

 

 

 

 

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On 7/25/2019 at 4:18 AM, kammo-man said:

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Here’s a beret from apocalypse now

 

 

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Owen

This Tiger beret,it's the same beret shown on the apocalypse now movie recording ?.can You show Tiger beret liner?.Thanks.

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I have a box of camouflage that my dad brought back from the war after his 2nd tour late 1968. I noticed some of the cammo looks like a hunting pattern here in the USA. My dad said it was given to him by a Korean soldier. I have a boonie hat that he had the Hawk Recon scroll sewn on it for use in the rear area. I amazed at how damn skinny my dad was in those years of his life. Would you believe he ran a mile in 4:30 wearing fatigues and jungle boots at RECONDO school. Tom was among the first 100 graduates of the school. 

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Thanks for the pictures are they your father’s original ones ?
I would be very interested in seeing some of Toms camouflage uniforms
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I got the set from 2 different buys over a period of a year
Inside the pants and shirt were little love letters to a child from a doting parent making the set a little bit special
Here’s
I miss you


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