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    Outrage expressed after WWII vet allegedly bumped from Honolulu- - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL More fall-out on Facebook for United Airlines as word continues to spread after a World War II veteran was bumped from his flight to Oahu. by Hawaii News Now I'm sorry, but one would think they...
  2. Curios and Relics
    Just wondering if there are any collectors of WWII Militaria on board. What do you collect or have around? I have a bunch of German Unissued patches, currency and some other small things. The story surrounding the patches was great. My Dad's friends brother in the Army hit a German factory and...
  3. Curios and Relics
    "Anatomy" of Guns: Body Parts of a Complicated Killer | Vocativ Cool to see laid out in such a visually appealing manner.
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    I got a hoot out of this. Facebook News Feed History of the World: World War I to World War II - CollegeHumor Article
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    This man is a hero of the raid on Los banos prison camp. In his ninties, he was in DC removing barricades and protesting at the Alamo . Also a member of Oath Keepers. He is in a dire situation and about to loose his homestead which he built himself. WW II Hero Ren Bodeker Days Away from State...
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    WWII Navy diver who helped turn "John Spence, a diver often credited as the first U.S. combat "frogman" in World War II and an important figure in the rigorous training that led to the establishment of the Navy SEALs, has died. Spence died Tuesday at a care facility in Bend, Ore. He was 95."...
  7. Firearms in the News
    This is a story that was not covered my main stream media. What if this VET was armed and killed 1 or all Obama would be on TV saying how they could be his Sons. This is plain and simple a planned attack on a person not able to protect himself, more of a reason to be armed. This is one of those...
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    RIP Nicholas Oresko :flag: WWII vet, oldest Medal of Honor recipient, dies There are only 9 living MOH recipients from WWII.
  9. Curios and Relics
    OK, I have searched this forum and the interwebs as much as I could, and this seems to be an elusive one, so I am enquiring to the collective curio database we have here.... A guy was "selling" an Arisaka Trainer chambered in .22, and showed it to my father. I don't think it even exists, but...
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    Surprised the powers that be let it open...Can't wait to go play around with this... Vintage Coney Island Game Takes Shots Once Again - NY1
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    I was randomly looking up some WWII stuff and came across a news article that was posted today about a WWII veteran from NY that was recently identified after about 70 years of being listed as "MIA/KIA" and his remains will finally be back in NY with his family. God bless his family. Remains of...
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    As many already know, today is June 6th, 2013 and marks the 69th (awesome number by the way) anniversary of the D-Day Invasion. I'd just like to "salute" our fallen, our brothers in arms, and our vets that are still amongst us today for their bravery, as well as thank those who made the ultimate...
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    Was emailed this, wonder if the press will show it. Libya: Cementary of british war victims destroyed by Muslim Mob - YouTube
  14. Handguns
    Just received my Remington Rand M1911A1 back from the Niagara County pistol permit office after it sat there for nearly 2 years. I turned it in as an Amnesty back in August 2011 after my grandfather passed. A call to the Niagara County pistol permit office from the Tresmonds expedited the...
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    friend of mine has a Blink model signal lamp from WWII. Dated 1936 or 1938 if i recall. Comes with the lamp, cord, hand switch, and carrying case. it looks like this below.... whats the value of these? I cant find any info on them regarding worth. There was only a small informational post...
  16. Ammunition and Reloading
    Hi guys Im a new gun owner in NY but have had guns in TX for a year. Im searching for places that sell mil-surp ammo within a 2hr drive from NYC. Particularly 7.62x54R, 8mm Mauser, 7.5 Swiss. Thanks in advance!
  17. DIY Projects and Builds
    I got a good deal on a somewhat rare variant of the K98K. This rifle was made in the last days of WWII (serial number would point toward late February or early March 1945 by Gustloff Werke (receiver code BCD) Apparently these were produced using forced labor from the Buchenwald Concentration...
  18. Rifles
    Just looking to see who else locally is into this and share some collections :)
  19. Gun.Deals
    Auto-Ordnance 1911A1 .45ACP Pistol Parkerized WWII 5 Barrel 7 Round - $449.99 shipped
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