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US camo parachute scarf

Article about: hiya guys got this today ive been assured that this WAS cut from a WW2 parachute not a post war version in exactly the same way as they would have done after their first successful combat ju

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    hiya guys
    got this today ive been assured that this WAS cut from a WW2 parachute not a post war version in exactly the same way as they would have done after their first successful combat jump to be used as a scarf, guess i can never prove it anyway for 5 im not about to argue
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    Some pieces recovered from American foxholes at the Groesbeek heights ( DZ "N" Market-Garden)

    Gary J.
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    very nice now i wouldn't mind one of those pieces

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    nice guys nick your display is looking well mate

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    thanks mate although i am running out of space so i'll have to sort out some more display space soon

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    Quote by NickD View Post
    thanks mate although i am running out of space so i'll have to sort out some more display space soon
    just put that world famous hi~fi on wall brackets and then youv space for another display unit mate

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    Looks good to me I have a similar peice taken from Normandy.

    Cheers, Ade.
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    Quote by Ewan Stirling View Post
    just put that world famous hi~fi on wall brackets and then youv space for another display unit mate
    nah it'll look even more hideous & then i could never hide it i have got plans to make more space just cant do it at the mo

    Adrian Stevenson
    Looks good to me I have a similar peice taken from Normandy.

    Cheers, Ade.
    cheers Ade

    now only if i could get a piece that has that kind of history behind it if you ever decided to pass it on please let me know

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    Are good old Nylon, even after 50+ years in the ground its not gone rotton.


    Nige.

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    Hi Guys, please forgive my ignorance here but nylon ? did they not use silk that late in the war ?
    Tim

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