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General Discussion / Re: Two French Museums about War
« Last post by Jean_Paul on January 28, 2020, 02:29:01 PM »
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General Discussion / Two French Museums about War
« Last post by socko47 on January 28, 2020, 01:13:27 PM »
Just recently had the opportunity to visit two museums, other than the classic Army Museum, in and near Paris. I am not a big history buff but found these both were informative, enlightening, and take a lot of time to visit. Both impressive and well done.  You will not be disappointed.


Musee de la Liberation de Paris. Musee du general Leclerc .  Musee Jean Moulin. Are three museums in one, recently opened in Paris, about WWII and the roll these two men played in the liberation. The museum is situated over the bomb shelter used during the war and more focused about this portion of the war.
http://www.museeliberation-leclerc-moulin.paris.fr/en


The other is the Museum of the Great War (WWI) located outside Paris near the town of Meaux.  This is an excellent museum with a very large collection of uniforms and artifacts from one man's collection, all in remarkable condition.  This museum is accessible via public transportation from Paris.
https://www.museedelagrandeguerre.eu/


Both are with a good amount of English translations.




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General Discussion / Re: US Army 1930s
« Last post by marko on January 27, 2020, 10:39:15 AM »
Regardless, subject is in Uniformology - 1930 ->


mark  8)
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General Discussion / Re: US Army 1930s
« Last post by Gerald on January 27, 2020, 10:26:32 AM »
No. The Link is not working for me  :-[
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General Discussion / Re: US Army 1930s
« Last post by Glen on January 27, 2020, 10:00:56 AM »
The link is NOT working for me...


Glen
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Resources & Reviews / Re: Books
« Last post by willie on January 26, 2020, 08:38:08 PM »
Well its the new year :o and new books ??? First is something I picked up at the book sale Guns of the Gurkhas by John Walter printed in 2005 This book covers most of the weapons used by them up to the end of the second World War. Second is a book in Russian. Its a kids book about the Russian Navy uniforms got it from Amazon. PYCCKNN BOEHHO-MOPCKON KOCTIOM.Third is from Osprey Radiers from New France Elite series. Fourth Armies of the Great Northern War 1700-1720 and Australian Bushrangers 1788-1880 Man At Arms series. Fifth is from Helion & Company The Armies and Wars of the Sun King 1643-1715 Volume 1 2&3 well be out these year by Rene Chartrand and volumes 2&3 of Armies and Enemies of Louis XIV 1688-1714. Lots of information on these Armies . Willie
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General Discussion / Re: US Army 1930s
« Last post by PJDeluhery on January 26, 2020, 06:11:55 PM »
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Figure Identification/Search / SEARCH Mignot and Gottstein....
« Last post by merlino on January 26, 2020, 09:04:14 AM »
Search series of CBG Mignot (1700 and napoleons...) and Gottstein (Medievals, Burgundian, Renaissance...)  :o 8)
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General Discussion / Re: US Army 1930s
« Last post by willie on January 25, 2020, 06:14:54 PM »
I would say this for the color of the dress uniform I would go with the World War I shade. After the First World War Congress cut funding for the Army. It would not be until 1926 that it would be the change I would say they used the same color dyes up to about the med 30s  Willie
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