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Old 02-28-2019, 04:50 PM
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I switched the machine to 8 kHz and turned the sensitivity up while searching a familiar site a found quite a haul of military relics

A matching set of dog tags and a total of 21 ww II Victory Medals

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Old 02-28-2019, 04:52 PM
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Nice !

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Old 02-28-2019, 06:04 PM
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Were you hunting a military base? Nice finds.

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Old 02-28-2019, 06:53 PM
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Originally Posted by Jamflicker View post
Were you hunting a military base? Nice finds.
Uhm, yes, I was

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Old 02-28-2019, 10:12 PM
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Nice walking lib!

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Old 02-28-2019, 11:51 PM
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That is a super nice hunt!

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Old 03-02-2019, 01:47 AM
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Wow, incredible hunt. Look at that pile of medals! I would be thrilled with just one.and also the big silver, congrats

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Old 03-02-2019, 08:25 AM
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Thats wild! Those medals! So Many! Oioioioioioioio

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Old 03-02-2019, 10:24 AM
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It looked as though the medals were buried while still in their cardboard presentation boxes because I found bits of blue cardboard mixed in with the medals along with pieces of the ribbons and the pins that they hung from.

It took a while to dig them all out and I remember wondering how many there would be. There might be dozens or hundreds? I didn't want to dig hundreds! I was almost at the point of stopping when the last medal came out. By then it was getting dark fast so I bagged them up and left.

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Terry was a draftee, a protestant, had blood type O, and got his first tetanus shot in 1943 and hist booster in 1944...

He was from Illinois, Michigan, or Wisconsin

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Old 03-03-2019, 12:21 PM
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Nice finds! What are the black cross looking ones? Iíve found one as well and couldnít really find anything about it.
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Old 03-03-2019, 06:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Texashunter36 View post
Nice finds! What are the black cross looking ones? Iíve found one as well and couldnít really find anything about it.
They are Army marksmanship awards. They hung various weapon strips off of the two eyelets - usually the word Rifle.

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Old 03-04-2019, 09:48 PM
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Great hunt! I like seeing those WWII finds
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Old 03-05-2019, 04:47 PM
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A few more finds over the weekend. The pocket watch was a nice surprise

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Nice finds.
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Old 03-08-2019, 12:14 PM
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Great hunt! I've searched a WWII training camp here in Texas - I found a group of several of the marksmanship pins that looked like they'd all been buried in a box or envelope together. I think when those camps were shut down they just tossed a lot of stuff.

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Old 03-08-2019, 08:14 PM
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hell of a hunt congrats

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Very awesome!

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Originally Posted by pryan67 View post
Terry was a draftee, a protestant, had blood type O, and got his first tetanus shot in 1943 and hist booster in 1944...

He was from Illinois, Michigan, or Wisconsin
crazy how much dog tags have changed! Mine have my full name, social, Religious pref. and blood type. Same info really but way different format lol

Mine read like this:

Last name, First name, Middle
XXX-XX-XXXX
O-NEG
NO-REL-PREF

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Old 03-24-2019, 07:06 PM
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Very nice finds. Congrats

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