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World War I U.S. Field Jacket for Review

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    I've had this marksman badge in my collection for as long as I can remember and totally forgot about it. I also found a victory medal ribbon bar with a battle star!

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    I also found this badge commemorating the first contingent of American troops to serve in Europe (those who volunteered instead of being drafted). I assume the bullion sleeve star on my field jacket means the same thing...

    Can someone advise me on proper placement on my tunic?

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    I'm hoping someone can make suggestions for additions.

    I'm trying to portray an immediate post-WWI soldier on garrison or guard duty... As such, no heavy field gear.

    This volunteer badge arrived today:
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    I'm hoping to add an M1917 or M1903 bayonet and a canteen.

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