The national flag consists of nine equal horizontal stripes of royal blue alternating with white and a white cross on a royal-blue square canton. Ethnikos Hymnos National Hymn , beginning “Se gnorizo apo tin kopsi” “I recognize you by the keenness of your sword”. The euro replaced the drachma as official currency in The euro is divided into cents. There are coins in denominations of 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, and 50 cents and 1 euro and 2 euros. There are notes of 5, 10, 20, 50, , , and euros.
Edward I gives 10s to the Friary while he is in Dunstable. A copy of the roll of arms giving their names is one of the few examples from medieval tournaments to have survived. Queen Eleanor’s Cross is erected in the centre of the town, commemorating a resting place of her funeral cortege.
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Twining and Maj William B. McKean reconnoitered the Watchtower target area and discovered the Japanese building an airfield on Guadalcanal. In the early summer of , intelligence reports of the construction of a Japanese airfield near Lunga Point on Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands triggered a demand for offensive action in the South Pacific. The leading offensive advocate in Washington was Admiral Ernest J. In the Pacific, his view was shared by Admiral Chester A.
Although the Battle of the Coral Sea had forestalled a Japanese amphibious assault on Port Moresby, the Allied base of supply in eastern New Guinea, completion of the Guadalcanal airfield might signal the beginning of a renewed enemy advance to the south and an increased threat to the lifeline of American aid to New Zealand and Australia. On 23 July The Japanese advance had to be stopped.
Thus, Operation Watchtower, the seizure of Guadalcanal and Tulagi, came into being. The islands of the Solomons lie nestled in the backwaters of the South Pacific.
The soldier on the right wears a helmet with a late model helmet net and elastic foliage band while the helmet on the soldier on the left exhibits common paint loss to the helmet rim. Few questions evoke so many opinions as this one often asked at shows, auctions, or online forums. In order to accurately deduce if a M1 helmet and liner are of WWII origin, it is important to know the basic manufacturing characteristics of the helmet and liner as new specification changes emerged.
The items of militaria shown below can be viewed in our on-line shop complete with full descriptions, photographs and prices. (B.E.F.) Slip On Shoulder Title. A cloth embroidered slip on shoulder title for the British Expeditionary Force (B.E.F.). In good used condition with some very minor moth damage.
The rear seam on a World War II helmet. Facebook Twitter By Olivier C. It was during the First World War that the need for a modern combat helmet was first recognised. The United States came somewhat late to the helmet game; initially issuing their troops with a batch of British Mk. The primitive M was to undergo a slight upgrade during the s, becoming the M A1, which remained standard issue for the US military, until when the M1 helmet was introduced. A World War II period helmet clearly showing the front seam.
However in general terms the actual helmet design changed very little, and so identifying an example as being original World War Two may seem like a fairly challenging prospect. However this does not have to be the case and the tips you will read should give you a fairly sound starting point and hopefully boost your confidence.
Collecting the American Sniper Rifle to by Joe Poyer A quick search of Ebay for anything related to sniper rifles—telescopic sights, mounts, manuals, cases, etc. The “chat rooms” are full of misinformation because there is very little reference material available. Collecting the American Sniper Rifle, to provides accurate information that will allow the collector to determine whether or not a particular rifle or telescopic part—or other accessory—is correct. The book provides a detailed description of The books also contains a history of the development of each particular sniper rifle and telescopic sight.
Its mounting on the rifle and sighting in are described in detail.
Dating the US M1. A basic guide The US M1 has been in service since early ’40s to early ’80s so what distinctive features can tell us wether we have a wartime helmet or a postwar one?
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We attend many of the major militaria shows in the UK where we would be more than happy to acquire single items or collections similar to those on the site. Slip On Shoulder Title. A cloth embroidered slip on shoulder title for the British Expeditionary Force B. In good used condition with some very minor moth damage. Deep melton fabric body with bullion piping and a high quality bullion PAVO badge on scarlet.
Read the forecast for a fuller picture. But for now, think electrical and electronic sketchiness, power and other infrastructure disruptions, human nervous system gyrations, and a surge in powerful storms and seismic action. Mercury Max is just one of many themes playing out in November. See my forecast for the bigger picture.
Feb 15, · re: US M1 helmet: date of manufacture There is a dating chart based on the heat stamp number used by McCord found in the book: Helmets Of The ETO by Regis Giard and Frederic Blais. This chart is approximate only but, it will get you within a few months time of manufacture.
Collecting the American Sniper Rifle to by Joe Poyer A quick search of Ebay for anything related to sniper rifles—telescopic sights, mounts, manuals, cases, etc. The “chat rooms” are full of misinformation because there is very little reference material available. Collecting the American Sniper Rifle, to provides accurate information that will allow the collector to determine whether or not a particular rifle or telescopic part—or other accessory—is correct.
The book provides a detailed description of The books also contains a history of the development of each particular sniper rifle and telescopic sight. Its mounting on the rifle and sighting in are described in detail. A history of the development of the rifle leading to its use as a sniper rifle is included in an appendix, as are descriptions of British and Canadian sniper rifles that used American-produced telescopic sights.
This book covers the sniper variations of the Model Springfield: Model A1 Sniper U. Rifle with the 7. This book does not contain sniping techniques or tactics.
A constellation is an area of the celestial sphere as defined by the International Astronomical Union IAU in the early 20th century. Constellations are typically grouped around asterisms, patterns formed by prominent, relatively bright stars that appear to be close to each other in the night sky. While the modern constellations are seen as areas of the sky used for orientation and arranged in a grid-like map of the celestial sphere, the term is still colloquially used to refer to the visible star patterns and prominent asterisms, which are only smaller elements found in constellations.
The constellations themselves are much larger than asterisms and occupy considerably larger areas than the prominent star patterns.
Sometimes the simple solutions are the best ones. Though the best solutions are sometimes the boring ones, occasionally they achieve a sort of elegance that keeps them from being gh lacking the over-the-top badassery and flashy visual effects that would make it Awesome, but Impractical, their very simplicity gives them a sort of awesomeness all their own.
Elongation West of Sun Max ends So, if Mercury is associated with thought, communication, planning, travel, commerce and the like, why would people believe that Mercury Max and the lesser included Mercury Retrograde is a comedy of errors? Normally this passes unnoticed, until Mercury comes into high focus during its Max cycle. Crank up your due diligence; get out the green eye shades and the bifocals, get your backup plans and fallback positions all lined up.
When the going gets tough, the tough get going. And it could well be tougher than usual this time around, since Mercury is within a few degrees of Saturn when the Max cycle gets underway. This overloads electrical networks and systems – including the human nervous system in addition to computer networks, power systems, transportation grids and the like. It also feeds extra power into storms and seismic disturbances.
ETO Posted 25 October – Imagine no numbers or any other helmet charasteristics to identify our collectible helmets as wwII items. Then what would we do:
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Let’s start with some basic rules: In both cases the straps are stitched to the loops. The use of clasps is postwar. Under the brim there is a number indicating the production lot. If this number is between 0 and then we have a WW2 era shell. Wartime shells are a little taller, in a darker shade of green. However straps OD 3 can be found in rear seam late war examples too. Postwar helmets have attached straps colour OD 7.
Mid war helmets were fitted with blackend steel buckle with simplified design. Late war helmets have a blackened brass buckle with simplified design. This is true for the liner as well. First of all the producers: