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Nice!

 

-Ski

In Memory Of......
Pte Harold Griffiths, 1805, 1/6th Manchester Regt, KIA June 4th, 1915 in Gallipoli
Cpl Isaac Judges, 40494, 6th East Yorkshire Regt, KIA October 3rd, 1917 in Ypres
May they rest in peace.....

MSgt - USAF Retired

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Really cool! Nice job so far!

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I am an amateur collector of US military items of the 20th century.

 

Looking for items related to:

-The Aleutian Island Campaign of WW2, Alaskan Theater, Alaska Defense Command, and more specifically the Battle of Attu

-Items related to the 50th Combat Engineer Regiment/Battalion

-Items related to Wheelus Air Force Base Libya, particularly from 1957-1960

-WW2 items belonging to service members from Northern Virginia

-WW2 Uniforms (all branches and services)

-Cheap/Throwaway WW2 named uniforms

-Smaller WW2 Groupings

-7th Infantry Division Items

-WW2 Photos and Letters (all branches, theaters, services, etc)

 

^^ PM ME!!

 

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Most folks will not appreciate the attention to detail that you've put into this and the desire to recreate something that for all intent and purposes, does not exist anymore. So, I do appreciate the work you put into this as a historical display and am very impressed. Good job!

"There is no such thing as an expert, only students with different levels of education."
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Thanks for the kind comments, much appreciated. That's a lovely piece, Ram957. The family connection really makes it. My aunt dug up a Heinkel He111 which had tried to bomb her as a child. A great satisfaction, although the raid went on to demolish the family shop in Birmingham.

The Waco instrument panel came across the Atlantic to the UK thanks to Swifter of this forum, having been found on US ebay by a Facebook friend in Turkey. It's a small world! The instruments were fairly easy to find, being less popular than the faster/higher rated fighter type gauges. The placards would have been the difficult parts to source, which got me interested in the first place. I like the fact it mentions C-47 by name.

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