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Old January 5, 2013, 01:29 PM   #15
James K
Join Date: March 17, 1999
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Trying to research details of WWII miltary clothing and weaponry is getting difficult as veterans pass away and memories of those still with us fade.

I remember seeing on an internet site a picture of two men in the uniform of the 101st Airborne, photographed in Bastogne. A number of posters used the photo to point out how the insignia was put on and the uniform worn.

But I managed to find an uncropped version of the photo, showing parked cars, Christmas lights, shoppers, and no snow. It may have been taken in Bastogne, but it was a picture of two re-enactors in uniforms that only vaguely resembled the real thing.

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