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Purple Heart,USN flashlights,etc found this weekend

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Hi everyone,just wanted to show my finds from this weekends scrounging trips..


A couple of USN flashlights (one is inscribed "Beach Party-R.Krost..Id really like to know more about this one.Its the one on the right in the picture)


A well worn purple heart (unnamed,no ribbon)

A cartridge belt

A pistol belt


The flashlights came from one place,the belts and purple herat from another.


Can anyone help ID/date this stuff?



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Flash lights look WW2 era as well as the PH.


Pistol/utility belt is a Viet Nam era vertical weave

Cartridge belt looks WW2 era.Any markings on the backside you can post??

In Memoriam:
Lieutenant J.Kostelec 1-3 First Special Service Force MIA/PD 4 March 1944 Italy
Forget about the tips..We'll get hell to pay (AC/DC)
"If you cant get out and run with the big dogs then sit on the porch and bark at the cars going by.."

Have you Hugged a Clown Today?

You Cant Get A Sun Tan On The Moon..

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I like the Purple Heart a lot---Nice Find ---Blue Skies Mark

In Memory of Air Corps Technical Sergeant Carl F. Durfee. He died of wounds on 30 December 1944 while serving in the South Pacific. You are not forgotten.

ASMIC member

American Legion member

US Air Force & Air National Guard TAC - MAC

JOHN N. DANIELS ---152nd COMPANY C New York State Infantry--- captured 1864 survivor of Andersonville ---- Great-Great-Great Uncle

Captain Robert L. Hosler, 522nd Fighter/Bomber Sq. 12th Army Air Corp. World War Two P47 Pilot - 1 DFC- 5 Air Medal & 0ne Purple Heart---Uncle

1st Sgt Ann Barry, US Army Air Corp WAC World War Two --ETO --- Aunt

Sgt Willam M. Barry, USMC----Pacific World War Two--Father



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