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#82806 10/06/2008 03:01 AM
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One of my collector buddies showed me a picture of his father while in Saipan. Which is very interesting is the helmet with the attached Globe & Anchor which is unusual.

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#82808 10/06/2008 12:31 PM
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Nice photo. The early US helmet liners had a metal grommet for attaching rank devices, but until now I have never seen a EGA applied to one. Although attaching the EGA was very popular with the USMC pith helmets, so I can see how it could be carried over.


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