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Early Vietnam War M-1C Airborne Helmet - WWII Pot, '62 Liner & Early 60's Cover + Parts

This one took a while. Tracking down the correct early war steel pot chinstrap was the hardest item to find in mint unused condition.


This is the only correct early war one I’ve been able to find in the past few years. 134 more words

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Book Review: Soviet Paratrooper vs Mujahideen Fighter

Osprey Publishing continues its “Combat” series with a study on the Soviet Afghan War (1979-89). A Soviet invasion intended to simply pacify the nation ended ten years later with thousands of dead on both sides and an overlooked war which shaped the modern situation in the Middle East. 456 more words

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The Green Box - A Paratrooper's Story

My dad is 96.  He still drives, he walks 4 miles every single morning and he still lives in his home. This man is amazing.  Several years ago, I gave him a micro cassette recorder and asked him to record his life story. 45 more words

Don Malarkey, “Band of Brothers” Paratrooper, Dies At 96

An original “Screaming Eagle” of Easy Company during World War II, Malarkey was a decorated war hero.
http://blog.theveteranssite.com/don-malarkey-dies/

The Day We will Never For Get Part I

0730 local time Afghanistan my life and that of my three-team member inside the truck will be changed forever. We were lead truck, in our Maxx pro which we named “ 596 more words

Nathan Tyler Davis Foundation