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WW1 Soldiers wearing "Hate Belts" c. 1918

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Real Photo Postcards163 of 206Fish Fry, c. 1909Cartolina postale
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Posted 3 years ago

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scottvez
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This Real Photo Postcard (RPPC) features a group of Army cooks near a mess tent.

Two of the soldiers are wearing "Hate Belts"-- leather belts with attached buttons and collar disc collected from allied as well as enemy soldiers.

The actual souvenir belts used to be readily available, but in recent years they have become much harder to find (like MANY military antiques and collectibles)!

Reproduction of this photograph in any form is not authorized.

Scott

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  1. Poop Poop, 1 year ago
    Ive got a hate belt ill post someday when i get a better camera :)
  2. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
    Thanks for looking and commenting p...-- I'd like to see your belt. I used to see them on a regular basis-- now not as much!

    scott
  3. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
    Thanks for looking and commenting bellin.

    scott
  4. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
    Thanks ron and vetraio.

    scott
  5. Poop Poop, 1 year ago
    Np scott!! I sure will as soon as possible, ill try and get it on here today :)
  6. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
    GREAT-- I look forward to seeing it. I love all types of trench art!

    Pls post me a heads up on this post once you get it up.

    scott
  7. Poop Poop, 1 year ago
    Np and i will!! Im going to start taking photos now:)
  8. Poop Poop, 1 year ago
    Just posted it scott!!
  9. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
    I saw it and posted to it.

    Thanks again for sharing!

    I always like it when you can view an actual item with an historical photo of a similar one.

    scott

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