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Snapshots: October 2019

“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, 5225 Joerns Dr., Suite 2, Stevens Point, WI 54481. If possible, send clear copy prints or high resolution scans. All submissions become property of AIM Media and may be considered for inclusion (with proper credit) in other features.

 June 13, 1915-dated photo of a French soldier that he sent to his girlfriend who was then living in Paris.

June 13, 1915-dated photo of a French soldier that he sent to his girlfriend who was then living in Paris.

 Nice mix of eagle-snap accouterments, pullover sweaters, 1903 Springfields, and .45s in swivel holsters in this undated photo, ca. 1914.

Nice mix of eagle-snap accouterments, pullover sweaters, 1903 Springfields, and .45s in swivel holsters in this undated photo, ca. 1914.

 February 1945 image of a Burmese Havildar (sergeant) of the Lushai Brigade on the advance Mandalay.

February 1945 image of a Burmese Havildar (sergeant) of the Lushai Brigade on the advance Mandalay.

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