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Received the final photos from an on line purchase of a group lot of photos from a China Marine. Unfortunately none of the Marines are named. There were a total of 79 photos in the lot, some are really small. BUT ... I saw this shot and knew it was the gem. Cool fur hats. There are a couple of locations noted/mentioned, Tientsin and Shanghai.     

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I "primarily" collect Gulf War 1 patches. All branches (USA, USAF,USN, USMC & USCG) and ALL Countries..
US - Op.'s Desert Shield / Storm / Provide Comfort /Some Southern Watch - F-4G's Wild Weasels
UK - Op.'s Granby / Sabre / Warden
Canadian - Op. Desert Storm / Op. Friction
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Netherlands, Belgium, Poland, South Korea, etc.
Looking for the oddities, including unfinished & flaws
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Baseball team - Tientsin on the sweatshirt of the Marine on the far right.

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I "primarily" collect Gulf War 1 patches. All branches (USA, USAF,USN, USMC & USCG) and ALL Countries..
US - Op.'s Desert Shield / Storm / Provide Comfort /Some Southern Watch - F-4G's Wild Weasels
UK - Op.'s Granby / Sabre / Warden
Canadian - Op. Desert Storm / Op. Friction
French - Daguet / Aconit
Netherlands, Belgium, Poland, South Korea, etc.
Looking for the oddities, including unfinished & flaws
I HAVE EXTRA's!! Will trade as well.

 

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This one is PARTICULARY interesting. A formation of Marines, but in front of them are three Japanese officers taking the salute.  

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I "primarily" collect Gulf War 1 patches. All branches (USA, USAF,USN, USMC & USCG) and ALL Countries..
US - Op.'s Desert Shield / Storm / Provide Comfort /Some Southern Watch - F-4G's Wild Weasels
UK - Op.'s Granby / Sabre / Warden
Canadian - Op. Desert Storm / Op. Friction
French - Daguet / Aconit
Netherlands, Belgium, Poland, South Korea, etc.
Looking for the oddities, including unfinished & flaws
I HAVE EXTRA's!! Will trade as well.

 

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Marines LOVE BEER!!! No matter where they can find it! 

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I "primarily" collect Gulf War 1 patches. All branches (USA, USAF,USN, USMC & USCG) and ALL Countries..
US - Op.'s Desert Shield / Storm / Provide Comfort /Some Southern Watch - F-4G's Wild Weasels
UK - Op.'s Granby / Sabre / Warden
Canadian - Op. Desert Storm / Op. Friction
French - Daguet / Aconit
Netherlands, Belgium, Poland, South Korea, etc.
Looking for the oddities, including unfinished & flaws
I HAVE EXTRA's!! Will trade as well.

 

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Nice images! Your fur hat wearing group shot is Second Platoon, D Company, Tientsin Dec 1939. The officer is Lt R. L. Vroome.

 

The photo of the Japanese officers, was taken 28 June 39 in Tientsin and includes General Homma, who was making a courtesy call to The Tientsin Marine Detchment. The General will later play a role in the fall of the Philippines.

 

The smaller size images of some of the photos was not uncommon for Tientsin Albums. Infact you can almost use it as a guide to know the shot was most likely taken in Tientsin 38-40.

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