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4 years and 4 months of collecting USAAF


Sjef

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I have not been very active on the forum lately, but that doesn't mean I haven't been active in collecting. On the contrary!

 

And finally after 4 years and 4 months of collecting USAAF bomber crew related militaria I feel comfortable enough to show you my collection.

 

As you will see there is still a lot to collect for me (some more oxygen masks for example), but at least it starts to get a little more serious now. The fun goes on!!

 

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And here is a mannequin of a 1947 KNIL (Royal Netherlands East Indies Army) soldier. They wore a mishmash of uniform items. A lot of which was US surplus from WWII.

 

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vietvet7071

This is a really nice display of AAF items. Thanks for posting it.

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And finally my collection of Dutch klewangs. Also used by US troops in the Pacific, as has been discussed thoroughly on the forum.

 

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To be continued.......

 

Thanks for watching.

 

 

Cheers! :)

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The leather squadron patches I painted myself, by the way. The rest is all original (at least I hope it is).

The 5th Air Force patch on the pink Ike is not original to the jacket. It is attached with two pins just to make the jacket look a little better. ;)

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littlebuddy

Jeroen , what a great display !! but im bound to say that as im USAAF biased !!! :D

 

Great looking A2's !!!

 

 

LB

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bellasilva

Very cool display with a nice assortment of items. I love that bullion 15th AAF patch

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