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    Posted 5 years ago

    herbgrower
    (74 items)

    Hi,
    Do any of you know the year & especially this patch? This a photo that I acquired & I have no idea who these men are or where they were. The tree looks like a Palm tree to me
    any help woul dbe appreciated. I have researched & come up with nothing so far.
    Thanks,
    Herbgrower

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    1. Newfld Newfld, 5 years ago
      These men appear to be servicemen of the WW2 era, most probably stationed in the Pacific. Nice camaraderie photo
    2. TallCakes TallCakes, 5 years ago
      some info on the patch:
      USMC III Amphibious Corps
      https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:USMC_III_Phib_Corps_Large.png
    3. TallCakes TallCakes, 5 years ago
      this poster shows patches authorized as of August 1, 1945:
      https://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USMC/USMC-C-Defense/img/USMC-C-Defense-10.jpg
    4. herbgrower herbgrower, 5 years ago
      Thank you TallCakes and Newfld.
      I wonder would there be anywhere I could post this so someone may recognize their loved one?
      There is an important story behind these faces for sure.
      Herbgrower
    5. antiquerose antiquerose, 5 years ago
      Might try FB as I think there are some groups for finding who they are.....I think, or at the very least point you in a direction

      https://www.facebook.com/oldphotos/

      https://www.facebook.com/theoldphotographs/
    6. flashlarue flashlarue, 5 years ago
      Definitely WW2 US Marines in the photo and I would guess Pacific or Florida.
    7. herbgrower herbgrower, 5 years ago
      Thank you antiquerose and flashiarue ( love these names!!)
      I'll do some more research. If I ever I'D anyone I'll be sure to come back & let you all know
      Appreciative,
      Herbgrower
    8. herbgrower herbgrower, 5 years ago
      also.. this is the most LOVES on any post of mine.... go America !!!!
    9. BlackWatch BlackWatch, 5 years ago
      This is a great photograph of US Servicemen during WWII I love it.
    10. herbgrower herbgrower, 5 years ago
      Thank you BlackWatch for your kind comment!
      Herbgrower

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