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Not sure if these have been posted already, but as mentioned in another thread Life Magazine has recently posted several thousand photos from their archives on the internet.

 

When you search their site, put in your "keyword" in the search box but make sure you include "source:Life".

 

Here's a couple examples. (A couple of these feature Cpt. Vernon Gillespie Jr., November 1964)

 

http://images.google.com/hosted/life/l?img...l%3Den%26sa%3DN

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Gil Burket
Omaha, NE
Specializing in Fakes and Reproductions
of the Vietnam War

burkcats@hotmail.com

 

"One is easily fooled by that which one loves."

 

Moliere: Tartuffe

 

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And one more...

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Gil Burket
Omaha, NE
Specializing in Fakes and Reproductions
of the Vietnam War

burkcats@hotmail.com

 

"One is easily fooled by that which one loves."

 

Moliere: Tartuffe

 

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Hi all

Well I havd a good couple of days hunting around for booty .

I have been working in the mills and found a ton of stuff mostly Vietnam related and other war stuff ,but I did come upon these 3 different BEO pieces .

Firet up is a well used shirt with the single bust of gloty buttons that has had its sleeces cut by orginal owner .

It also has his last 4 numbers of the SS # to ths inside .

I love the mature fade on this piece .

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Next up is a pair of trousers in a slightly heavy weight fabric .

These have plastic buttons and have 6 pockets .

The pattern is slightly different from the shirt in that some of the shapes are different

A copy of a copy so to speak .

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Full shot of the shorts .

I wonder who cut these up ???

Most likley in the States for fun .

Jerome ,

Your new hat is a common hunting type .

In all the vintage clothing stores you can find these .

The material is of a lower quality but fades just like the Nam stuff.

A dead givaway is the little piece of cloth sewn across the front , a typical hunting hat design .

These hats come in all colors and fabrics from Plaid to international orange .

owen

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All I can say is, "FABULOUS!"

 

My vote for the most embarassing photo from the Vietnam War...

Gil Burket
Omaha, NE
Specializing in Fakes and Reproductions
of the Vietnam War

burkcats@hotmail.com

 

"One is easily fooled by that which one loves."

 

Moliere: Tartuffe

 

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Next up is a pair of trousers in a slightly heavy weight fabric .

These have plastic buttons and have 6 pockets .

The pattern is slightly different from the shirt in that some of the shapes are different

A copy of a copy so to speak .

 

Hi Owen

 

You Pants is absolutly one of rarest pattern of Beogam you kill me again I have just one set in this pattern

The same pants of yours and one custom shirt with short sleeve and 2 chest pockets with "plie vateaux"

one OF MORE DESIRABLE PATTERN crying.gif

Joint pics of pants 1st from the left and shirt 1st from the left

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Hey Jerome, I'm goin' hunting next week, can I borrow your new hat?

Hi Spike

 

For sure is maybe hunting hat made ? in Japan at 95%

Im Ok to borrow you for hunting if you bring me the Big Foot ,one pack of Budweiser or underdress worn and don t wash of Pamela Anderson

 

All the best jerome

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