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Article about: Scored a major haul of SS items from a captured SS headquarters. The biggest item is the double sided SS banner. It is signed by the US Soldiers who captured the headquarters, even the chapl

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    The Unit Chaplain's name would be a promising starting point for research...I enjoy this type of detective work, lol...
    cheers, Glenn
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    time for some detective work.

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    So I researched about 10 names today. All passed away. Found two widows. One talked to me and didn't know anything. The other widow hung up on me. Tomorrow is another day....

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    I did find one "odd" name. Mary Christian. American Red Cross.

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    A Red Cross worker? Now that Is interesting!
    William

    "Much that once was, is lost. For none now live who remember it."

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    Quote by bigmacglenn1966 View Post
    The Unit Chaplain's name would be a promising starting point for research...I enjoy this type of detective work, lol...
    cheers, Glenn
    Chaplain would seem to be a Catholic Priest. "Father Maher, Brooklyn"

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    Quote by Jerry B View Post
    Try checking the phone book to see if the family still live at any of the addresses and if you get a match then ring them up and ask if they know with whom their relative served.
    Pardon me asking a dumb question here, but what would the purpose be of soldiers putting their home addresses on it??

    Thanks,
    Michael

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    I don't know for sure. But I will have the list done soon and tell you how many put an address. It does not seem like many

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    In case someone wanted to keep in touch, I guess? Doesn't seem to be all that uncommon with flags and similar trophies brought back. Great banner btw!!

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    Three pics. One of an address. One of the flag center. And one pic of the banner on a queen sized bed so you can get an idea of the size.

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