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Blimey

I knew that artwork so well as a kid

It seems in the original photo the asian guy isn't even wearing tiger stripe top but a French para smock

That would be late if indeed it's 1970, no??

Anyway cool, thanks for showing, took me down memory lane

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You are correct that he’s wearing a French smock.
Myself and Spike went into a vortex over the painting and photo when he turned up a clear image in a magazine.

After long talks we worked out what was the hat.
A police pattern boonie cut down with this tape added.
So I made one.
The chances of my finding an original is zero but I have also known this art since got to be the mid 1980s when war in peace came out.
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Thanks
I once had the book with the back art drawings but I can’t find it now.
There is a cool erdl drawing I would love to see again.


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The direct lineal descendant of the Vietnam era tigers being used by our Special Forces members in Afghanistan.  Desert tiger stripe combat shirt and pants (non-modified). Made by Tiger Stripe Products and most likely modified in Afghanistan.

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Always looking for US and foreign militaria from the Central American wars circa 1970-1990

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Here’s a fun one !

Fashion tiger

Classic silver Okinawa pattern but printed in gold colors

This never existed wartime But only for modern fashion fun

Fact

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This one is for that guy Gimp.
Here’s the gold colors printed on the classic silver Okinawa print.
I was at the printing house seeing this being made and took the pic.
This was several years ago.
I cut a piece of and it’s probably in my garage.


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On 9/19/2020 at 2:13 AM, kammo-man said:

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This one is for that guy Gimp.
Here’s the gold colors printed on the classic silver Okinawa print.
I was at the printing house seeing this being made and took the pic.
This was several years ago.
I cut a piece of and it’s probably in my garage.


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be nice to get more of that

 

'A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon'

 

Always looking for Vietnam War US Special Forces/MACV-SOG jungle shirts/uniforms and OG107 Shirts/uniforms.

 

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