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Well, this grouping took me by surprise.. Needless to say, I was simply astounded when I received it and went thru it. It is obviously heavy on the bringbacks, which was fun for me to go through as I usually stick with U.S. This gentleman had an amazing Military career. He started out in Navigator school for the Air Corps, was pulled for the Invasion of Europe, trained as a medic, landed with the 29th on D-Day, was eventually shot, returned to action with the 78th for the Bulge as a rifleman, and finally ended up as an MP for the Occupation of Germany. There are collar discs for all 4 in the trunk.

 

There is some ephemera, maps and other things I have yet to go through. The last thing the family member told me was, "oh yeh, he wrote a book". I hope you guys enjoy, my only request is you not use his name or make a full reference to the book in question so it can stay off the search engines.

 

Enjoy!

 

 

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Always looking for named items from Detroit area Vets!

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Jay,

 

Awesome to see more photos of the group. Outstanding find! Any dog tags in there by chance??

 

BTW-here's a link about his book I just found. Jay I'm sure you saw it but maybe for other members that would like to see it.

 

http://untoldvalor.blogspot.com/2008/05/remembering-d-day-frank-irgangs-etched.html

Check out my online collection of dog tags... http://historicdogtags.com LOOKING FOR DOG TAGS.... CIVIL WAR, WWI, WWII, KOREAN WAR, AND VIETNAM.PM ME IF YOU HAVE ANYTHING! I WILL LET YOU KNOW IF IM INTERESTED.THANKS,USDOG
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Nice to see it displayed all together dude!

Looking for any WWII 104th "Timberwolf" Division items.

Including items from the 413th, 414th, and 415th Infantry Regiments 104th Recon Troop, 329th Engineer Battalion, 329th Medical Battalion

385th, 386th, 387th, and 929th Field Artillery Battalions 804th Ordnance Company 104th Quartermaster Company 104th Signal Company

555th Anti-Aircraft Battalion, 750th Tank Battalion 692nd Tank Destroyer Battalion 817th Tank Destroyer Battalion

 

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Wow, what a find, that's a time capsule. I read that book, he was an interesting guy.

 

Congratulations.

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J

 

Very nice to see this all displayed.

 

Its in great hands and you have a super group there.

In Memoriam:
Lieutenant J.Kostelec 1-3 First Special Service Force MIA/PD 4 March 1944 Italy
I HAVE SEEN THE ENEMY AND IT IS DAYLIGHT
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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Great to see this again. And once again great group ;)

Collecting WWI 26th Division Machine Gun and Infantry related Helmets, Equipment, Groupings, Photos and Dog Tags!


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Holy smokes!!

 

Looking to buy US dog tags, any era. Contact me and let me know what you have!

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Just noticed your avatar is the same as the book. I think this takes the cake for the most bring backs by one person!

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This crowd has gone deadly silent, a Cinderella story outta nowhere. Former greenskeeper and now about to become the masters champion....Carl Spackler

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blitzkrieg gsd

Very nice the bring backs tell a story by themselves just wish we knew what it was.

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An amazing group! Even more amazing that it has stayed together all these years. Congratulations.

 

Mike

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M24 Chaffee

Really cool and interesting grouping! I enjoyed this thread!

 

 

Frank

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