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    A few pictures of me, US WW2 uniforms!

    Hello all!
    I just wanted to show you guys some pics of me in my US WW2 uniforms! Hope you'll enjoy!
    June 1944, 507th PIR/82nd Airborne.



    First Special Service Force "USA CANADA"



    2nd Rangers, Normandy June 1944


    507th PIR/17th Airborne, Battle Of The Bulges


    No pictures photoshoped, some were taken with real 1940's cameras!

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    Looks good! I see you do 507th PIR very cool! I had a real good friend who was a 507th vet, he was captured a few weeks after DDay and spent the rest of the war as a POW at a camp in Poland. This guy kept EVERY single paper item he ever got while in the service, right down to soup can labels from red cross packages he received while a POW. It was really quite amazing. I was lucky enough to be allowed to interview him when I was in high school for the veterans history project, I was the first person he had ever told his entire story to. When his children saw the recording of the interview, they were amazed.

    But you look good! Are you with a 507th group?

    BTW what's written on the side of your helmet? What's the significance behind it?

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    Looking good!

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    Quote Originally Posted by thecardigankid View Post
    Looks good! I see you do 507th PIR very cool! I had a real good friend who was a 507th vet, he was captured a few weeks after DDay and spent the rest of the war as a POW at a camp in Poland. This guy kept EVERY single paper item he ever got while in the service, right down to soup can labels from red cross packages he received while a POW. It was really quite amazing. I was lucky enough to be allowed to interview him when I was in high school for the veterans history project, I was the first person he had ever told his entire story to. When his children saw the recording of the interview, they were amazed.

    But you look good! Are you with a 507th group?

    BTW what's written on the side of your helmet? What's the significance behind it?
    I was with a ww2 reenactment group called Yankees, based in France. I met a few 507th vet, in the town of Graignes where the 507th actions became sadly famous.
    On my helmet is painted Mary, the name of my "character's"girlfriend.
    Thank you for the kind words!

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    outstanding

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    You look wonderful!
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    Good loadout Soldier!

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    Viv, not bad. You even took care to have a correct haircut!
    Only a couple of minor points for accuracy.... rawhide laces weren't in wide use in jump boots until Sept. Market/Garden operation.
    Also in regards to the boots, 2nd Rangers were issued standard service boots and leggings for Normandy.
    All-in-all a very good series of impressions.
    Keep it up!
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    really nice pics..i love the uniform.you are doing this for fun, but can you imagine being out there for real? scary..

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    Enjoyed the photos.

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