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Very nice additions to the thread!

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" We sleep safe in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm. "

View my website honoring the men and women of Indiana: http://indianavets.wix.com/indiana-at-war and follow my updates on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/IndianaModernAgeofWar/
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Here are two of my recent pick-ups, one from the 9th Balloon Company and a medical marked helmet from the 26th Division.

 

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" We sleep safe in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm. "

View my website honoring the men and women of Indiana: http://indianavets.wix.com/indiana-at-war and follow my updates on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/IndianaModernAgeofWar/
Interested in US uniforms? Join the Association of American Military Uniform Collectors! http://aamuc.org/or find us on Facebook! facebook.com/AAMUC.ORG

 

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Wow!

Looking for the following:

452nd and 447th Bomb Group items

Anything 12th Armored- especially uniforms

155th Assault Helicopter Company, Camp Coryell, or Ban Me Thuot Vietnam items[/center]


WWII US Navy Uniforms from the Battle Off Samar: USS Johnston DD-557, USS Hoel DD-553, USS Samuel B. Roberts DE-413, USS Heermann DD-532, USS Dennis DE-405, USS John C. Butler DE-339, USS Raymond DE-341, USS Fanshaw Bay St. Lo, White Plains, Kalinin Bay, Kitkun Bay and Gambier Bay...


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Beautiful Erick! You have very fine taste in painted helmets! :D Here's the "mate" to your 9th Balloon Co., though not quite as good condition.post-2137-0-18728200-1488635655.jpg

WW1 American items donations always appreciated!

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Here's what I found under about 5 layers of very thick old black paint many years ago. 29th Div., pair of cards?post-2137-0-86159400-1488636178_thumb.jpgpost-2137-0-73098600-1488636327.jpg

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One other, very somber. This man was from a small town about 40 miles from me. Curtis O. Thomas- 84th Div. 334th Inf. Co. H Has anyone seen a helmet similarly painted like this for a WW1 veteran? Was it used as part of a memorial at his funeral???post-2137-0-33541500-1488636852_thumb.jpg

WW1 American items donations always appreciated!

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