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Comment by Wayne Dixon on June 30, 2009 at 11:44am
I'll try again, the add comment would not load my other comment. Harry when I was stationed at Benning, a Lt. had one and being a corporal a new family, no money, he would let me borrow it to make grocery runs and take the family to the drive in movies. Loved it, drove like a charm. Same color as the one shown.
Comment by Thomas Blaszkiewicz on June 29, 2009 at 8:15pm
Wayne,to me 40 years ago is a long time.I was in 69-71 at Amberg .I played with the typewriter in the orderly room quite a few times when I was a SGT,on CQ!!!!!! And you had to write everything on paper.Back then NO television and ONE radio station ,Armed Forces Network!!!!
Comment by Harry Warner on June 29, 2009 at 6:28pm
Wayne,
Sure is... they don't make em like that anymore. Maybe I should have put a model T up instead. Just kidding.
Harry
Comment by Wayne Dixon on June 29, 2009 at 6:17pm
Hello Harry, here I Am. I was lost with the car photo, is that a 57 chevolet convertible, what is it? the flair on the back side thru me.
 

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8th Colonel of the Regiment Nelson B. Sweitzer 9 Jun 1886 – 29 Oct 1888

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This was the third design of the 2d Cavalry DUI, worn from 1924-1931. The sharp points on the ends of the bottom scroll again called for a redesign.

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