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by johan willaert
Wed Nov 19, 2008 20:57
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: High Res Life Magazine Photos
Replies: 4
Views: 4951

High Res Life Magazine Photos

Life has scanned thousands of pictures which are now being hosted by Google.

Just searching for Army Medical pictures gives you this:

http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&q ... rce%3Alife

And there's hundreds more! all in very good res....

JOhan
by johan willaert
Sat Sep 13, 2008 14:12
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Delta Powerlight Lantern
Replies: 4
Views: 5971

Well here it is after a bit of cleaning and getting a replacement glass from a donor lamp...

Image

Used but servicable....
by johan willaert
Wed Aug 27, 2008 16:57
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Front Line Nurses
Replies: 15
Views: 11835

Those nurses on the Chartres pictures are dressed exactly like my ANC mannequin...

http://www.med-dept.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=1585#1585
by johan willaert
Mon Jul 28, 2008 13:10
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Delta Powerlight Lantern
Replies: 4
Views: 5971

Thanks Ben,

Mine is marked exactly like the upper one in your post.

Johan
by johan willaert
Mon Jul 28, 2008 11:33
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Delta Powerlight Lantern
Replies: 4
Views: 5971

Delta Powerlight Lantern

I was recently given a Delta Powerlight Battery Powered lantern, exactly like the one shown in Mike Detrez' Doc McIlvoy book on page 73 (Mannequin holding the light). It is OD in color, marked US on the bottom and the instruction paper inside the battery compartment is dated 6-44. Were these a speci...
by johan willaert
Fri Jul 25, 2008 23:15
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Reproduction Geneva Convention Brassards
Replies: 7
Views: 6616

Are they marked as Reproduction in any way at all?
by johan willaert
Mon Jul 07, 2008 18:05
Forum: Reference Topics
Topic: [REF] Original Parachute First Aid Pouch
Replies: 5
Views: 8764

Alain wrote:P.S. I visited Wavre yesterday, but you didn't show up


Thanks Alain

I might try to come the Wommelgem in August or Wavre in September.
by johan willaert
Fri Jul 04, 2008 14:54
Forum: Reference Topics
Topic: [REF] Original Parachute First Aid Pouch
Replies: 5
Views: 8764

And then there are some oddities: In September 2006, the following pouch was sold at the JAG Show in the US. It had the crisp lettering but the straps are sewn in a different way and the dots are replaced with narrow lines.... It looks however 100% original... http://img89.imageshack.us/img89/7619/a...
by johan willaert
Fri Jul 04, 2008 14:53
Forum: Reference Topics
Topic: [REF] Original Parachute First Aid Pouch
Replies: 5
Views: 8764

[REF] Original Parachute First Aid Pouch

The following description is my personal view of the subject and is based on my collecting experience. I will stand corrected if anyone finds flaws in my text.... In addition to the excellent article on these pouches elsewhere on this site, I thought it could be interesting for many to compare origi...
by johan willaert
Fri Jul 04, 2008 14:43
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Medic from my collection
Replies: 7
Views: 7300

Dug up this picture of the Gas Mask Bag with Red Cross marking http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s234/johanwillaert/Collection/Equipment/RedCrossBags.jpg The M36 musette with RC marking was found that way, no story. I bought it in 1996 at a Militaria show in Portland, OR. It came with an NOS shiny ...
by johan willaert
Mon Jun 30, 2008 16:17
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Medic from my collection
Replies: 7
Views: 7300

sgtpeter wrote:Did your bags include contents?


Hi Peter,

Thanks, but no, the bags are empty. I do have some o the contents, but not complete (yet)... Still so much to be hunted down...

Johan
by johan willaert
Fri Jun 27, 2008 19:15
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Medic from my collection
Replies: 7
Views: 7300

Out of interest, who is the manufacturer of the mannequin? Ben, Thanks for the comments... As for the mannequin; it's one of those very old ones with a linnen covered wooden torso and wooden fully articulated arms. Head and hands are new and are sold by Freddy Jones, a Belgian collector. The head i...
by johan willaert
Fri Jun 27, 2008 14:41
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Medic from my collection
Replies: 7
Views: 7300

Medic from my collection

For your enjoyment, here's a Medic from my collection. Never mind the stuff in the background; I put this mannequin in a local store on display a couple of years ago. http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s234/johanwillaert/Collection/Mannequins/Medic.jpg http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s234/johanwi...
by johan willaert
Wed Jun 11, 2008 20:06
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Clothing Kit List for the WW2 ANC (Nurse)
Replies: 3
Views: 8099

Hi Lloyd, Just as an example, here's my Normandy ANC Set-up http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s234/johanwillaert/Collection/Mannequins/ANCSetup.jpg Consists of: *Fixbale M1 helmet *Winter Combat Jacket (aka Tanker's Jacket) & Red Cross Brassard *Waist, Wool, Women's & 2nd Lt + ANC Insignia ...
by johan willaert
Wed Jun 11, 2008 20:00
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hi from a crazy Belgian!
Replies: 2
Views: 3210

Hi from a crazy Belgian!

I've been reading this site since it got underway and I finally registered to this forum. So although most of you know me from other forums or will have read about me on my website; here's a bit about me: My name is Johan Willaert and I live in Belgium. I was born on February 12th, 1966 in Belgium's...

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