Snapshots 2020 no. 2

Military Trader Magazine helping to preserve history though military period photos
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“Snapshots” acknowledges that period photos can be the best form of primary information for collectors. Military Trader welcomes photo submissions from its readers of any soldiers displaying interesting uniforms, equipment, medals, or insignia. Send photos with a brief description to: Military Trader, Attn: Snapshots, 901 Fourth Street, Suite No. 50, Hudson, WI 54016. If possible, send clear copy prints or high resolution scans to jadams-graf@aimmedia.com.

All submissions become property of AIM Media and may be considered for inclusion (with proper credit) in other features.

SFC Leanard Guzinski, Sr., circa 1960 when he was a Green Beret in Laos with White Star Mobile Training Team.

SFC Leanard Guzinski, Sr., circa 1960 when he was a Green Beret in Laos with White Star Mobile Training Team.

Lance Corporal J. Cochrane, 47 Coy Royal Engineers posed for this photo while in South Africa, 1901. He was entitled to wear the following bars on his Queen’s South Africa Medal: Cape Colony, Orange Free State, and Transvaal.

Lance Corporal J. Cochrane, 47 Coy Royal Engineers posed for this photo while in South Africa, 1901. He was entitled to wear the following bars on his Queen’s South Africa Medal: Cape Colony, Orange Free State, and Transvaal.

Michael Brophy, a Crimean War veteran, photographed ca. 1914. Brophey was a hero at Sevastopol. Indeed, a quick google search shows he was a bit of a marksman and trench raider in 1855/56 and received the French Medal Militaire as a Lance Corporal. He is seen hear wearing his Crimea Medal, French Military Medal and Sardinian, 62nd (Wiltshire) Regiment of Foot. Regimental medal, and Canadian General Service medal.

Michael Brophy, a Crimean War veteran, photographed ca. 1914. Brophey was a hero at Sevastopol. Indeed, a quick google search shows he was a bit of a marksman and trench raider in 1855/56 and received the French Medal Militaire as a Lance Corporal. He is seen hear wearing his Crimea Medal, French Military Medal and Sardinian, 62nd (Wiltshire) Regiment of Foot. Regimental medal, and Canadian General Service medal.