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Hey Kurt !

 

Incredible and historic grouping !! Another powerful reminder of how horribly difficult it was for families with loved ones fighting for freedoms in distant lands...then and now !!

 

Thanks again,

 

Vic

"We Polish soldiers, for your freedom and ours, gave our souls to God, our bodies to the soil of Italy, and our hearts to Poland"

 

-- inscription at the Polish cemetary - Monte Cassino

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Fantastic, and truly moving group. Reminds us all of the price that had to be paid.

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After having a double bypass this past year, it's time to downsize and pass along much of my 'stuff'. I've had my fun, now it is someone elses turn.

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Brought back to the top in commemoration of the 67th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack.

!!!! WANTED !!!!

WWII Prisoner of War items : Medals, Mail, Diaries, Photos, Documents, Scrapbooks + More

WWII Naval Aviation Groupings : Medals, Documents, Scrapbooks, Photos, Flight Logs, Flight Jackets + More

 


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His name on the wall of the missing at the National Memorial Cemetary of the Pacific ( Punchbowl ).

 

 

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!!!! WANTED !!!!

WWII Prisoner of War items : Medals, Mail, Diaries, Photos, Documents, Scrapbooks + More

WWII Naval Aviation Groupings : Medals, Documents, Scrapbooks, Photos, Flight Logs, Flight Jackets + More

 


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Excellent grouping Kurt! I missed this one the 1st time around.

JD

AAF Collector...........
**Always Buying WW2 Aviation Related Items: Especially Operation Tidal Wave items (1st Ploesti Raid) ..... WW2 Fighter Ace Related Items.....Higher End A-2 Flight Jacket Groups....AAF Related Valor Medal Groups**

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Excellent grouping Kurt! I missed this one the 1st time around.

JD

In rememberance of the Gilbert Marshall Island Raid, I am bumping this back up.

 

Kurt

!!!! WANTED !!!!

WWII Prisoner of War items : Medals, Mail, Diaries, Photos, Documents, Scrapbooks + More

WWII Naval Aviation Groupings : Medals, Documents, Scrapbooks, Photos, Flight Logs, Flight Jackets + More

 


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BTT in rememberance of Pearl Harbor

!!!! WANTED !!!!

WWII Prisoner of War items : Medals, Mail, Diaries, Photos, Documents, Scrapbooks + More

WWII Naval Aviation Groupings : Medals, Documents, Scrapbooks, Photos, Flight Logs, Flight Jackets + More

 


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Kurt,

 

You have some truly historical USN groupings here! What is even more amazing is how complete they are. These are really great groups and thanks for bringing them back to the top for Pearl Harbor Day 2010 :thumbsup: I can

t believe I missed them the first time around.

 

Kurt Barickman

My hobby is my job and my job is my hobby. High School and University History Instructor

 

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Photo of the radiomen from VS-6 days before Otis was killed.

 

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Can you tell me what year the photo of the radiomen from VS-6 was taken. My grandfather was a RM3 in Scouting Squardron 6 when the Enterpise was first launched but he left the service in May 1940.

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Can you tell me what year the photo of the radiomen from VS-6 was taken. My grandfather was a RM3 in Scouting Squardron 6 when the Enterpise was first launched but he left the service in May 1940.

 

it was taken in early 1942.

 

Kurt

!!!! WANTED !!!!

WWII Prisoner of War items : Medals, Mail, Diaries, Photos, Documents, Scrapbooks + More

WWII Naval Aviation Groupings : Medals, Documents, Scrapbooks, Photos, Flight Logs, Flight Jackets + More

 


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Really enjoyed seeing this wonderful post. Your collection continues to amaze me. Regards, Dennis

"RETREAT HELL.....WE JUST GOT HERE"

 

LOOKING TO PURCHASE IDENTIFIED WW1 AVIATION GROUPINGS, INCLUDING MEDALS, UNIFORMS, STUDIO PHOTOS.

PURCHASE ANY AND ALL ID'ED WW1 NAVY CORPSMAN OR PHYSICIAN GROUPINGS; MEDALS &/or UNIFORMS.

WW1 USMC ID'ED OFFICER'S GROUPS, esp. MARINE AVIATORS -

ANY LARGE FORMAT 5X7 OR LARGER IMAGES OF MARINE OFFICERS & AERO PILOTS

 

 

Collecting/Preserving/Researching WW1 Marine Corps Items and WW1 Aviation Items

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This website was posted by Ann, a member of the Dennis family. She has done an awesome job with it.

 

http://www.dondennisfamily.com/ussdennis/index.html

 

 

I have just been in contact with her and am going to contribute copies of as many things as she needs for her website. She always had hopep his material hadnt been split to the "high winds"over the years and is very relieved it has been preserved intact.

 

I have some items that do not relate to Otis that I am going to send her.

 

Kurt

!!!! WANTED !!!!

WWII Prisoner of War items : Medals, Mail, Diaries, Photos, Documents, Scrapbooks + More

WWII Naval Aviation Groupings : Medals, Documents, Scrapbooks, Photos, Flight Logs, Flight Jackets + More

 


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Kurt

What a awesome group to a carrier pilot that fought for our country, I love it,What a guy, and a Rare group to own ,very well documented to have. And kept together all these years. And nice research you did on it Kurt.

 

Nick

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Collecting Marine Raider Groups

On the battlefield, Pfc Edward Ahrens, an Able Company BAR man, lay dying, soaked in his own blood.

 

As his company commander, Lew Walt cradled him in his arms, he surveyed the scene around them. Nearby lay a Japanese officer, a sergeant, and thirteen enlisted men, all dead. Ahrens had been shot twice in the chest and bayoneted three times. He whispered to Walt, "Captain, they tried to come over me last night, but I don't think they made it." Choking back tears, Walt replied softly, "They didn't, Eddy. They didn't."

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In memory of the 70th Anniversary of Otis's death.

!!!! WANTED !!!!

WWII Prisoner of War items : Medals, Mail, Diaries, Photos, Documents, Scrapbooks + More

WWII Naval Aviation Groupings : Medals, Documents, Scrapbooks, Photos, Flight Logs, Flight Jackets + More

 


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A great carrier medal grouping :thumbsup:

 

Philip

Actively Seeking:

WW2 USN/USMC Attributed/Named Purple Heart Groups

WW2 USN/USMC Combat Aviation Groups

 

WW2 and Prior USN/USMC Medal Groups

 

Contact me if you have something

 



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Back to the top in commemoration of the 71st anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.

!!!! WANTED !!!!

WWII Prisoner of War items : Medals, Mail, Diaries, Photos, Documents, Scrapbooks + More

WWII Naval Aviation Groupings : Medals, Documents, Scrapbooks, Photos, Flight Logs, Flight Jackets + More

 


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This is my first time seeing this remarkable grouping. It is amazing that such a complete grouping could be held together in tact. They simply don't come much more complete than this. The help that you have provided to the family member is commendable. Jack

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