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My special estate sale trip

Article about: Was reading the classified ads this morning and there was an estate sale 15 miles from me so I took a chance. Turned out to be an estate sale ran by a ww2 army air corps veterans daughter..

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    And the last two items I purchased from Mr. Holmstrom. The shirt that goes with the Ike jacket and another pair of flight pants (A-10).. Its been a thrilling weekend for me, I would like to thank everyone for reading and their expertise.
    We have met the enemy and have learned nothing more about him. I have, however, learned some things about myself. There are things men can do to one another that are sobering to the soul. It is one thing to reconcile these things with God, but another to square it with yourself. - Robert Leckie

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    A ww2 vet, tail gunner, OSS and also looks like he might have been
    comfortable on a Harley.
    gregM
    Live to ride -- Ride to live

    I was addicted to the "Hokey-Pokey" but I've turned
    myself around.

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    Hell yeah bud!!!!
    "WWII Militaria collecting has no cure and the only medicine is to collect more" - My Opa

    Collection Website: http://www.tothehiltmilitaria.com/

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    See you guys in 2 weeks. Don't bail on me.
    We have met the enemy and have learned nothing more about him. I have, however, learned some things about myself. There are things men can do to one another that are sobering to the soul. It is one thing to reconcile these things with God, but another to square it with yourself. - Robert Leckie

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    SSG Robert Holmstrom is also honored at the carpetbagger museum in Harrington UK..

    Hopefully will be adding to this thread even more very soon. I am in talks with his daughter about purchasing all of his medals. I would like to let her know that memories of our heroes are treasured on this site by many and honored more than being kept in a jewelry box. But I respect whatever decision she makes.
    We have met the enemy and have learned nothing more about him. I have, however, learned some things about myself. There are things men can do to one another that are sobering to the soul. It is one thing to reconcile these things with God, but another to square it with yourself. - Robert Leckie

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    So I just received this picture from his daughter. The medals and patches belonging to the man himself and beautifully displayed might I add.. I am supposed to try to meet up with her tomorrow and make an offer. We have a slight schedule conflict but I will do my best...

    ..... Why do I get the feeling this going to cost me an arm and a leg, followed by signing in blood?

    The next step is to call my daughter and tell her to make up the sofa for daddy to sleep on when he gets home..
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    We have met the enemy and have learned nothing more about him. I have, however, learned some things about myself. There are things men can do to one another that are sobering to the soul. It is one thing to reconcile these things with God, but another to square it with yourself. - Robert Leckie

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    yeah I know the pic is upside down but its not that way in my folder!
    We have met the enemy and have learned nothing more about him. I have, however, learned some things about myself. There are things men can do to one another that are sobering to the soul. It is one thing to reconcile these things with God, but another to square it with yourself. - Robert Leckie

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    Hope this helps..
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    I'd rather be A "RaD Man than a Mad Man "

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    Thanks G. I wasn't about to mess with it at 1am.
    We have met the enemy and have learned nothing more about him. I have, however, learned some things about myself. There are things men can do to one another that are sobering to the soul. It is one thing to reconcile these things with God, but another to square it with yourself. - Robert Leckie

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    My old friend and neighbor had his patches and medals in a very similar
    display. His daughter is keeping them for now but I will get first chance at them
    if or when she decides she no longer wants them.
    gregM
    Live to ride -- Ride to live

    I was addicted to the "Hokey-Pokey" but I've turned
    myself around.

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