Show us their hats!

Discussion in 'Hats' started by Matt Deckard, Apr 10, 2014.

  1. Cornshucker77

    Cornshucker77 Call Me a Cab

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    Considering the tactics that were used, it amazes me that anyone lived through that war.
     
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    It also amazes me as to how much courage these men had. Knowing the casualties they faced. I don't think I could have found enough courage to join a Pickett's charge or a similar battle.
     
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    Woodtroll Practically Family

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    I think men find courage when they are defending their home and their freedom, which is how I think the majority of the soldiers on both sides saw the war. Politicians and special interest groups put their own spin on things, but I think most of the troops believed they were fighting for their country as they viewed it.
     
  4. Cornshucker77

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    I've been watching DVD's of one of my favorite shows, Barney Miller. I loved James Gregory's character Inspector Frank Luger. Always sporting his Fedora. And Abe Vigoda as Fish with his as well.
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  5. Robieman

    Robieman One of the Regulars

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    Great show. It is on one of the over-the-air channels. We watch it nearly every night.
     
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    When I was in Jr College in the late 70's, I was studying Law Enforcement. My Advisor was a former Omaha Police Officer. He said this was the most realistic "Cop Show" on TV at the time. I had to take his word for it as I got side tracked and never was employed in LE. But I thought that was interesting.
     
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    Don't forget Lt. Scanlon
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    I think the realistic aspect that LEOs talk about is that they were mostly shown sitting around doing paperwork, interviewing witnesses, taking complaints, etc.

    Action usually took place off-screen and the show would deal with the aftermath.

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  9. Rmccamey

    Rmccamey One Too Many

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    Fish...my hero!

     
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  10. Rmccamey

    Rmccamey One Too Many

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    Williamson-Dickie apparel manufacturing in Fort Worth, TX, now knows simply as Dickies. Very suave gentlemen in the twenties! Nice hats, too. Too bad Dickies didn't go into the hat business.

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  11. My GG grandfather was the 2nd born of 11 kids (7 boys, 4 girls). He & his older brother joined up when he was just 18. The other boys were too young. He survived, his older brother was gut shot & captured, taken to the Gratiot Street Prison in St. Louis where he died on the 2nd day while awaiting transfer to the Federal Prison in Alton, IL.
     
  12. Cornshucker77

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    That is exactly what my Advisor talked about. He talked of the boring drudgery of paperwork as taking up a good part of his day.
     
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    Scanlon........classic!
     
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