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Those were also put up on the walls as a set of posters about two foot tall. As a kid in the late sixties and early seventies, I would always bug the local Recruiter into giving suff. I still have set that I got later in life. Here is the forth one I quess it is missing from the recruiting booklet.

 

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"KEEP UP THE FIRE" the history of the 9th Infantry Regiment in WWII

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Those were also put up on the walls as a set of posters about two foot tall. As a kid in the late sixties and early seventies, I would always bug the local Recruiter into giving suff. I still have set that I got later in life. Here is the forth one I quess it is missing from the recruiting booklet.

 

WOW!

 

I've never seen that one. Thanks for posting!

Always looking for 199th Infantry Brigade "Redcatcher" Items.



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Ohhh I used to have that poster man, it was also a poster, got it back when it first came out from the Recruiteing Station near where I lived, it was opened around 1974, and moved aways away down the Avenue in 1978, I enlisted at it's new location the following year.

 

I was looking for this poster on E-Bay, but didn't see it, I did however get another one that I remembered as a kid, the Ride with the famous First Team (join the 1st Cavalry Division at Fort Hood Texas) recruiting placard.

 

A topic discussing and showing a bunch of Army Recruiting stuff.

 

http://www.usmilitariaforum.com/forums/index.php?/topic/141194-early-1970s-us-army-recruiting-placquards/

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I only remember seeing them in frames in the recruiters office. Years later I bought a set of four pictures unframed. The one below,I talked the local recruiter out of in 1973, been everywhere with me my college dorm room, my first apartment, first home, and still hangs on the wall today.

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Werent these published by Life magazine for the bicentennial in 1976?

 

I ve has all four of these framed in my office for years...

No, they are products of the Army Recruiting Command. The Span-Am model was a curator at the West Point Museum. You may be familiar with his book on WW1-WW2 field equipment. He is posed wearing each nation's stuff.

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That's the one I mentioned in that Topic link, the one showing all the uniforms and related equipment items per Branch, it was as mentioned one that was in large metal form, couldn't buy it, way too big :( Maybe one day I be able to get in it's poster or placard form

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No, they are products of the Army Recruiting Command. The Span-Am model was a curator at the West Point Museum. You may be familiar with his book on WW1-WW2 field equipment. He is posed wearing each nation's stuff.

Who's the Civil War Infantryman? They certainly picked the right fellow to model that period post-34986-0-70227600-1380666925.jpgHmm, I wonder if he was a Active Duty Old Timer, like when this photo session was done, what 1973 or there abouts, he was a E-8 or something and was allowed to grow a beard just for the occasion.

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Memory is hazy, but I think the others were models hired by the ad agency then under contract to Recruiting Command. The USMA Museum curator, I believe, was a technical advisor.

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I spyed this poster with the Infantrymen Down Through Time poster hanging on the wall in an episode of Barney Miller, a 1976 episode, it's on the wall right before the squad room john entrance :D

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Yeah my friend across the street has this booklet, I would love to get a copy myself, I do remember this one well from those days.

 

 

While looking at these great photos, something occured to me.

 

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See this photo above of the Airborne, note that at least one man has the Dollar Ninty Seven patch on, what unit in this, the 197th Inf Bde (sep) had a Airborne jump unit? there was a unit in the the Brigade's 29th Inf's 1st Battalion back in the Day, called the Bravo Rangers, they were a Jump Company IIRC?. I think the Bear might know he was there at Benning.

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