No where near as good as Gene's USMC displays but it is coming along...
It has the configuration that my great uncle carried on Iwo-Jima that is why it has a carbine bayonet with a Garand.
What's the chainmail looking mask on the one guy?
Us and them - and after all we’re only ordinary men. Me, and you - God only knows it’s not what we would choose to do. Forward he cried from the rear, and the front rank died, and the general sat and the lines on the map moved from side to side.
- US & THEM, THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON - PINK FLOYD
all this was gone after he left withthe girlfriend
Hi William it was a protective mask for WW1 Commonwealth tank crewmen to prevent metal splinters from penetrating their eyes and facial area. The metal splinters were from the brittle metal splintering when hit by high velocity rounds. The mask is on the tank crewman tunic to the 1st Canadian Tank Battalion which was worn by a soldier named Scully. His dogtags, tunic, lanyard and cap were all his.