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« Reply #3640 on: July 03, 2014, 04:17:50 PM »

Thank you In My Life, tkitna, and Dcazz!  ;D

Dcazz,
That's so cool that you do WWII also! Are you a reenactor? Or collector? My boyfriend plays the role of a sergeant in the American forces. He has mostly original clothing and his own original jeep from 1942. I'm not a registered reenactor yet, but I go to events and dances and dress as an American civilian. Thanks for asking! Here's a pic of us together. This was at a Memorial Day parade we were in:

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« Reply #3641 on: July 03, 2014, 10:46:02 PM »

Thank you In My Life, tkitna, and Dcazz!  ;D

Dcazz,
That's so cool that you do WWII also! Are you a reenactor? Or collector? My boyfriend plays the role of a sergeant in the American forces. He has mostly original clothing and his own original jeep from 1942. I'm not a registered reenactor yet, but I go to events and dances and dress as an American civilian. Thanks for asking! Here's a pic of us together. This was at a Memorial Day parade we were in:


No, I don't reenact but I have an Arisaka 7.7mm Japanese rifle that I have restored and occasionally shoot. Here's to the greatest generation!
Oh, you two make a lovely couple!!! Keep us informed on your events!
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« Reply #3642 on: July 03, 2014, 11:00:15 PM »

For some reason my file is too large! Could be worse!!!
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« Reply #3643 on: July 04, 2014, 02:56:47 AM »

Meeting the tribute band The Fab Four!  ;D




Lucky you!  Next best thing to meeting the originals.






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« Reply #3644 on: July 06, 2014, 01:45:14 AM »

Thank you Dcazz and Hello Goodbye!

Dcazz, the rifle sounds cool! Yes, greatest generation!  :)
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« Reply #3645 on: July 06, 2014, 06:50:40 AM »


My boyfriend is a WWII reenactor and I've gotten into it as well  ;)


I know of people being Civil War reenactors but I didn't realize it was done for WWII as well. I'm curious; how did he become interested in it?
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« Reply #3646 on: July 06, 2014, 01:41:16 PM »

I'm impressed with the Jeep!!! How did he get his hands on one of those?!
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« Reply #3647 on: July 06, 2014, 09:37:05 PM »

In My Life,

Yes, there are reenactors for several different wars, some definitely not as popular as others. I believe Civil and WWII are the most popular. Anyways, here's how he became interested: him and his younger brother were always into army things, but not yet particularly WWII. One day they somehow met a guy who was a WWII reenactor and collector and who also served overseas in Iraq. He turned them on to WWII specifically. My boyfriend was about 12 at the time. Now he's almost 26 and still as dedicated as ever! And still is friends with the guy who got him interested.

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My boyfriend got the jeep when he was 15 years old. An older guy who is the leader of their WWII troop found it in an abandoned airport! And gave it to him. Over the years, they all have acquired vehicles and spend a lot of time working on them. Here is a picture of the jeep when it was found. Nowadays, much of the parts on it are not original, but extremely true to the style!


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« Reply #3648 on: July 06, 2014, 11:24:29 PM »

In My Life,

Yes, there are reenactors for several different wars, some definitely not as popular as others. I believe Civil and WWII are the most popular. Anyways, here's how he became interested: him and his younger brother were always into army things, but not yet particularly WWII. One day they somehow met a guy who was a WWII reenactor and collector and who also served overseas in Iraq. He turned them on to WWII specifically. My boyfriend was about 12 at the time. Now he's almost 26 and still as dedicated as ever! And still is friends with the guy who got him interested.


It's good know that the sacrifices made by people like my dad, who was a B-24 Liberator pilot, are not being forgotten.
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« Reply #3649 on: July 07, 2014, 12:13:45 AM »

It's good know that the sacrifices made by people like my dad, who was a B-24 Liberator pilot, are not being forgotten.

I'll never forget it. Many thanks go out to your Dad and all the brave men that served.

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« Reply #3650 on: July 07, 2014, 12:20:44 AM »

Every 4th of July my wifes family has their reunion at a farm in down state West Virginia. I love her family. Seriously, they are the closest family I have ever met and they are a large family.

Here's my wife, daughter and me and the sister-in-law and her boyfriend Eric on the other side.


All the 1st cousins (well most of them. Some didn't show up)


The whole family.


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« Reply #3651 on: July 07, 2014, 02:28:10 AM »

Nice pictures, Todd.  Nice family!!
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« Reply #3652 on: July 07, 2014, 09:35:12 AM »

It looks like a real family blast! I had a great time at mine too this year.
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« Reply #3653 on: July 07, 2014, 08:14:54 PM »

I'll never forget it. Many thanks go out to your Dad and all the brave men that served.

Thanks Todd. I really appreciate that and I know Dad would have too.
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« Reply #3654 on: July 19, 2014, 08:04:41 PM »

I'd send him this one Kathy, but I like it too much!

http://www.dmbeatles.com/forums/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=2362.0;attach=1699;image


I was thinking of you a week or so ago at the Orlando airport, ibanez_ax! They had a Lids store, and my son was so excited to look for Eagles merchandise. They had NONE (I asked). I was surprised that an East coast store wouldn't have any Eagles stuff. Boo!   >:(
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« Reply #3655 on: July 19, 2014, 09:55:43 PM »

I was thinking of you a week or so ago at the Orlando airport, ibanez_ax! They had a Lids store, and my son was so excited to look for Eagles merchandise. They had NONE (I asked). I was surprised that an East coast store wouldn't have any Eagles stuff. Boo!   >:(


I'm guessing they had a lot of Buccaneers stuff, being close to Tampa.
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« Reply #3656 on: July 20, 2014, 03:47:35 AM »


I'm guessing they had a lot of Buccaneers stuff, being close to Tampa.

They did, and a lot of Yankees stuff, too, and other Eastern teams. Seemed only fair that the Eagles should have been stocked, too, but -- oh, well.
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« Reply #3657 on: July 26, 2014, 11:09:14 PM »



My little bear, piloting a motorboat at Scout camp

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« Reply #3658 on: July 27, 2014, 01:02:00 AM »

Great picture. He looks like he's having fun! I grew up in boats. A great experience every time!
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« Reply #3659 on: July 27, 2014, 02:56:07 PM »



Thanks, Dave! We lived in land-locked Nevada for several years, so my kids aren't too used to boats, but they are learning to like them fast! He had a good time.
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