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U.S. Army / 370th AIB, US Constab
« on: October 12, 2017, 01:43:14 pm »
When the mission of the Constab changed from policing Western Europe to the defense of Western Europe, the Constab was beefed up with a number of combat arms units being assigned to the Constab.

The 370th AIB was one of these units.

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U.S. Army / 35th Constab Sq
« on: October 12, 2017, 01:40:34 pm »
Many of you know I like to collect Constab insignia. Here is one for the 35th Constab Sq.

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U.S. Army / 4th AAA Bn
« on: October 12, 2017, 01:37:48 pm »
The unit used the "Skysweeper" AAA tracking AW unit.

Patch shows a witch sweeping the sky of enemy aircraft.

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U.S. Army / Re: Armed Forces Information School SSI
« on: September 12, 2017, 10:59:05 pm »
Or, you can compare it to known other period originals......

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U.S. Army / Re: Armed Forces Information School SSI
« on: September 12, 2017, 01:36:40 pm »
Looking at the cable count, the overall embr, and other characteristics, it's a period original.

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U.S. Military / Re: Need ID for patch with motto "RIAENIES DENUMIS"
« on: August 18, 2017, 06:17:50 pm »
33rd Inf 1930s 

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U.S. Military / Re: painted patch
« on: August 06, 2017, 05:09:39 pm »
Republic of Korea 1st Army

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Shows / Re: BAM SHOW Sept. 16Th Hayward,Ca.
« on: August 06, 2017, 05:08:27 pm »
This is a well attended show with a great variety of militaria for EVERYONE. You will not be disappointed for attending.

Easy location in Hayward, free snacks, too.   

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U.S. Army / Re: Unidentified Hallmark
« on: July 10, 2017, 04:05:24 pm »
Thanks, Brent. I couldn't find it anywhere.

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General Discussion / Re: July Sept Trading Posts
« on: July 06, 2017, 10:25:33 pm »
They will be mailed out next week.

BTW - way, way too many of you have failed to renew. If you don't get it done by Sunday July 9th, you won't receive the July-Sept issue until after you renew.

Everyone - please log into your account and verify when your membership expires(d).

Thanks

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General Discussion / For Sale/Buy/Swap section
« on: July 01, 2017, 03:17:08 pm »
A new category is available to ASMIC members.

You can now list items you have for sale, for trade, or wanted.

Please scroll down to the "Classified" at the bottom of the Forum home page.

Thanks to our webmaster for getting this done for us.

 

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General Discussion / Re: Collections for sale
« on: June 27, 2017, 11:54:40 pm »
Webber has been updated, well into the 600s, please take a look.

BTW - if you want to make reasonable offers on anything in the Webber collected numbered 1-499, please do so.

500 and higher are new entries. 

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This one speaks for itself. This is another one that has been misIDd through the years. We corrected the record on this one, and most dealers are honest about them - I said "most".

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U.S. Army / Japan War Crimes Trial (WCT) patch
« on: June 21, 2017, 12:16:49 am »
This one has also been misID'd for decades. It was worn in the Philippines for the Manila WCT, which lasted all of two months in 1946. There is evidence that it is a Philippine Army patch, worn by one of two units (or maybe both), and Americans involved in the Trials were granted approval to wear it.

It was NOT worn in Japan for any of the Trials there. BTW - there were WCT held in many different countries following the war - Russia, China, Singapore, Australia, Nuremberg - and all the Trials were known by their geographical locations.     

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U.S. Army / 24th Cavalry Division - ONLY
« on: June 21, 2017, 12:12:51 am »
The patch on the left has been IDd as "21st Cavalry Division"; the one in the middle, as the 24th Cavalry Division. No one knows how this came about. Both are for the SAME unit, the 24th Cavalry Division. However, both of these patches as depicted were never worn. They were made for collectors; note they are both fully embroidered. The true period original 24th Cavalry Division patches are like the round one on the right, emb on wool.   

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