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MEDICS WWI THROUGH IRAQ

Published on: October 29, 2013
Categories: DESERT STORM, IRAQ, KOREA, MWB, VIETNAM, WATCH BOXES FOR SALE, WWI, WWII

 

 

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MEDICS WWI – IRAQ 1496.98 THE PRICE OFFERED HEREIN INCLUDES BOX,ALL ITEMS IN BOX & OFFER ONE YEAR GSW WARRANTY FOR WATCH AND AN ONLINE PROFESSIONAL APPRAISAL. PLEASE ALLOW UP TO 4 WEEKS FOR LINK

FOR DISCOUNT CLICK name=”MEDICS WWI – IRAQ” amount=”1496.98″]

 

 

 

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IN ORDER TO INSURE YOU RECEIVE YOUR TIME PIECE IN THE BEST ORDER, ALONG WITH A WARRANTY AND APPRAISAL, WE TEST EVERY ONE FOR 12 TO 24 HRS BEFORE WE SHIP. A WATCH MAY HAVE BEEN SITTING A WHILE, SO ADJUSTMENTS MAY BE REQUIRED. WE THEN SHIP DOUBLE BOXED, INSURED, SIGNATURE, TWO DAY UPS AIR.

WE RECENTLY WERE GIVEN NOTICE THAT IF AN ITEM SELLS ON SUNDAY, WE HAVE TO SHIP ON MONDAY TO KEEP OUR TS RATING. WE HAVE ALWAYS BEEN RATED AT THE TOP UNTIL THIS SUNDAY/MONDAY SHIPPING.

WE WOULD RATHER GIVE IT UP TO INSURE YOU RECEIVE THE BEST WE CAN OFFER. EVEN IF OUR FEES ARE HIGHER. YOUR SATISFACTION AND VINTAGE WATCH ARE IMPORTANT TO US. ROCK AND DENISE

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THIS MEDIC MWB IS COMPLETE

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THIS IS AN EXPENSIVE FANTASTIC COLLECTION OF MILITARY MEDIC RELATED MILITARY MEMORABILIA FROM WWI THROUGH DESERT STORM. FROM MEDALS TO JEWELRY TO BADGES & PATCHES FROM SUPER RARE TO COMMON. WHAT A WONDERFUL GIFT FOR A DOCTOR. IT IS A LARGE 21 X 17 INCHES. YOU CAN OPEN FROM THE FRONT TO VIEW THE PHOTOS OR WEAR THE WATCH AND JEWELRY. IT TOOK TWO YEARS TO FIND THE ITEMS.

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READY TO WEAR SERVICED RESTORED & OVERHAULED 1938 HELBROS RED CROSS

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CORPSMAN/MEDIC/NURSE WATCH

WITH SIGNED 1938-1940 HELBROS RED CROSS WATCH

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1944 PARATROOPER MEDICS M1C HELMET

I CONTINUE TO SEARCH HIGH & LOW ADDING ITEMS AND OBJECTS THAT HAVE MADE THIS MILITARYWATCHBOX ONE OF OUR GREATEST

AN AWESOME HISTORIC MEDIC/COREMAN/CORPSMAN COLLECTION

STRAPS JEWELRY MILITARIA ODDS ENDS GSWtreasures

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OVER 100 ITEMS AND COUNTING

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BATTLE OF NORMANDY

NAVY/MARINES

Navy Corpsman are highly skilled and are widely considered some of the best front line medics in the US military service.

During World War I, hospital corpsmen served throughout the fleet, earning particular distinction on the Western Front with the Marine Corps. A total of 684 personal awards were awarded to hospital corpsmen in the war, including 2 Medals of Honor, 55 Navy Crosses, and 237 Silver Stars.

In World War II, hospital corpsmen hit the beach with Marines in every battle in the Pacific. Joe Rosenthal’s iconic photo of the flag-raising on Iwo Jima, captured during that battle’s early days, depicts Pharmacist’s Mate Second Class John Bradley among the group of Marines on Mt. Suribachi that day.

They also served on thousands of ships and submarines. Notably, three unassisted emergency appendectomies were performed by hospital corpsmen serving undersea and beyond hope of medical evacuation.

The Hospital Corps has the distinction of being the only corps in the U.S. Navy to be singled out in a famous speech by Secretary of the Navy James Forrestal after the conclusion of the war.

Hospital Corpsmen can further specialize, Special Amphibious Reconnaissance Corpsman, or SARC. They are usually found in both the FMF Recon and Marine Division Recon and MARSOC units. They are trained and skilled in combat, including combatant swimming, opened/closed circuit scuba diving, military free-fall and amphibious operations.

ARMY

Combat medics (also known simply as medics) are trained military personnel who are responsible for providing first aid and front line trauma care on the battlefield. They are also responsible for providing continuing medical care in the absence of a readily available physician, including care for disease and battle injury. Combat medics are normally co-located with the combat troops they serve.

USAF medics have frequently served attached to US Army units in recent conflicts. Though all combat medical personnel are universally referred to as “medic”, within different branches of the US military, the skill level, quality of training and scope of work performed by medics varies from branch to branch. Army medics are mainly first aid and initial combat care; their mission is to get a wounded soldier treated enough to survive transportation away from a combat area and to a proper medical facility as quickly as possible.

VIETNAM

Thomas Bennett was a conscientious objector who received the medal for his actions as a medic. The first medal of the war was presented to Roger Donlon for rescuing and administering first aid to several wounded soldiers and leading a group against an enemy force.

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Medical Detachment, 3d Battalion 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment 82d Airborne Division Battle Of The Bulge

The M1C helmet, issued to PARATROOPERS, was a variant of the U.S. Army M1 helmet used in WWII that replaced the M2 helmet. The most important change was the bails (chinstrap hinges). The M2 had fixed, spot welded solid “D” bales [like a “D” on it’s side] so named for their shape. It was found that when sat on or dropped, these bails would snap off. The solution was the implementation of the swivel bail, which could move around and so was less susceptible to breaking.

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AR 850-5 1948 recinded 1949 Up until January 23, 1948 and Army regulation AR 850-5 authorizing red cross markings on helmets, individual military medical units designed their own helmet markings.

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The above helmet is a WWII version with the swivel-bale attachment for the khaki chinstraps used by U.S. AIRBORNE TROOPS with a red cross configuration painted on the helmet shell. Some medics did not want the large bright white circles with red crosses on front sides and top of helmet due to the fact both the German and Japaese would target them and the large white and red made their job easier.

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Medical Detachment, 3d Battalion 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment PARATROOPER HELMET

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SWIVEL BRACKETS

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In 1913, when only the relatively well-to-do could afford a timepiece, Helbros was created by the Helbein Brothers. The middle class Swiss German watchmakers goal was to manufacture quality timepieces affordable to the working public. Throughout the 20’s and 30’s, Helbros became a household name and by the 40’s and WWII, Helbros was supplying watches to American Forces and a major promoter of the War Bond efforts of the United States.

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This is an extract from a book about Helbros and money channeling in WW2:

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Quick as a Flash was a 30-minute radio quiz program which featured drama segments with guest actors from radio detective shows.

Created by director Richard Lewis and emcee Ken Roberts, the program debuted over the Mutual Network on Sunday, July 16, 1944. Sponsored by the Helbros Watch Company, the show was produced by Lewis and Bernard J. Prockter with scripts by Gene Wang. Music was by Ray Bloch and the Helbros Orchestra.Six contestants from the studio audience competed for cash and other prizes. Clues were presented in the form of dramatic sketches covering such subjects as current events, movies, books and historical situations. With a buzzer, a contestant could interrupt at any time to submit an answer.

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W.W.I RED CROSS MILITARY WATCH


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I WILL BEGIN WITH THIS AWESOME

REMOVABLE 1938 HELBROS RED CROSS WATCH

STUNNING & BEAUTIFUL

SIGNED HELBROS LOGO HELBROS CROSS

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CASE IS CHROME PLATED OVER BASE THERE ARE SCRATCHES AND WEAR ON THE CASE

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WITH OUTER SECONDS CHAPTER RING MARKED EVERY 5 SECONDS WITH

APPROPRIATE NUMERALS 5-60

NUMERALS ARE OUTLINED RAISED ILLUMINATION

RE-ILLUMINATED WITH AF-LUMINOVA HIGH-PERFORMANCE PHOSPHORESCENT PIGMENT

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STRAP IS A MILITARY NATO STYLE G-18 IN GREEN NYLON WITH KEEPERS

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THIS IS A VERY COMFORTABLE LONG LASTING & WEARING MILITARY STRAP

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WILL FIT 6 TO 9 INCH WRIST

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ORIGINAL BLACK STEEL MILITARY RELUMED HOUR & MINUTE HAND & RED-ARROW SECOND HAND

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CASE IS AWESOME STRAP IS AWESOME WATCH IS AWESOME

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STEEL SNAP-BACK

SIGNED

HELBROS SWISS 401 48

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OVERHAULED AND SERVICED HELBROS MODIFIED

SWEEP SECONDS POWERED BY AN ADDED 4TH WHEEL AND ANCHORED BY AN ADDED SWEEP BRIDGE

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SIGNED HELBROS WATCH CO 7 SEVEN JEWELS 82 SWISS HXW [Helbros, J. Boillat Fils]

Features manual wind sweep second mod

Data 7 jewels f = 18000 A/h power reserve 38h

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CONDITION WATCH: FINE TO MINT – RUNS EXCELLENT

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AN ON-GOING WORK

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WWII NAVY CORPSMAN RANK PATCH

ORIGINAL VIETNAM WAR 25th Med Det KOREA WAR 125th Med BN

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WHAT A GREAT COLLECTION! OF MILITARY MEDICAL AWARDS BADGES PATCHES AND MORE

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WE HAVE SPENT OVER TWO YEARS FINDING ITEMS THAT REPRESENT THIS MILITARYWATCHBOX

THIS STUNNING KEEPSAKE OF HISTORY HONORING THE BRAVE MEN WHO SERVED AS MEDICS AND CORPSMAN DOCTORS AND NURESE OF THE U.S. ARMED FORCES OVER 89 YEARS

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THE COREMAN CORPSMAN & MEDICS OF THE ARMED FORCES

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ORIGINAL NAVY COREMAN WOOL FLASH

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ORIGINAL
VIETNAM WAR 25th MED DET PATCH

 

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DEPLOYED WITH THE 335TH AHC COWBOYS

1st Platoon (Ramrods) 2nd Platoon (Mustangs) Gun Platoon (Falcons) 166th Trans Det. 234th Signal Det. 25th Medical Det The combat helicopter units serving in South Vietnam know as the Cowboys were U.S. Army aviators of A Company, 82d Aviation Battalion, 173d Aviation Platoon (Casper), and the 335th Assault Helicopter Company. The three Cowboy UH-1 “Huey” flight platoons; Ramrods, Mustangs, and Falcons were based in several locations throughout South Vietnam from 1965 until the end of the war and was officially disbanded in 1976.

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ORIGINAL AIRBORNE WWII ARM PATCH STILL HAS THREAD WHERE IS WAS SEWN ON A SLEEVE

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101ST AIRBORNE MEDIC WEARING
M1943M1944 DUST GOGGLE ON HIS HELMET

RARE SUMMER NORMANDY INVASION M-1944 ISSUE
101ST AIRBORNE PARATROOPER SIGNED DUST GOGGLES

THE US GOVERNMENT BEGAN ISSUING DUST GOGGLES IN 1943 FOR PARATROOPERS. THEY WERE NOT DESIGNED TO BE WORN WHILE JUMPING, RATHER FOR TRANSPORTATION AS PROTECTION AGAINST DUST. I LUCKED OUT WITH TWO PAIRS, ONE ISSUED IN 1943, AND THIS SET THAT IS RARE. IT WAS ISSUED FOR THE NORMANDY SUMMER INVASION IN 1944. THESE ARE THE TINTED VERSION FOR SUMMER WEAR.

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WWI RED CROSS BAG AND ADDITIONAL ITEMS

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WWI RED CROSS BAG

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LOOKING INSIDE

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ALL COTTON

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EXCELLENT PATINA VS STAINING

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AWESOME

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IT WILL BE FOLDED AND MOUNTED

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SIGNED

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WE BELIVE THIS IS A SURGENS PIN

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GOOLD PLATED 925 SILVER RED AMERICAN RED CROSS “ARC” PIN FROM VIETNAM

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SIGNED “STERLING”

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212TH MASH UNIT CHALLENGE COIN

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212TH MASH UNIT CHALLENGE COIN

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THE PROFESSIONALS UNIT BADGE FROM A 1964 WEST POINT OFFICER GRADUATE’S ESTATE

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GENUINE

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BALFOUR SILVER & GOLD 10K FILLED NAVY PIN HEAVY AND FINELY DETAILS

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TWO PIECE BOTH PIECES SIGNED BALFOUR

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GENUINE COMBAT BADGE AWARD ABOVE

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The Medical Corps insignia of branch, modified by the addition of a Greek cross suggesting the Geneva Convention between the wings and the entwined serpents, signifies the recipient™s skills and expertise. It is superimposed upon a stretcher alluding to medical field service. The oak symbolizes steadfastness, strength and loyalty.

Medical personnel, assigned or attached by appropriate orders to an infantry unit of brigade, regimental, or smaller size, or to a medical unit of company or smaller size, organic to an infantry unit of brigade or smaller size, during any period the infantry unit is engaged in actual ground combat are eligible for award of the badge, provided they are personally present and under fire during such ground combat:

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THIS IS AN AWESOME RIBBON BAR WITH MULTIPLE CAMPAINS

135th MEDICAL BN HERALDRY PIN “AUXILIUM OMNIBUS” [AID FOR ALL] MILITARY RED CROSS ARMBAND

VIETNAM RED CROSS ENAMEL PIN

ORIGINAL AWARDED MEDALS

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MEDIC HAD 2 CAMPAIGN STARS

The Vietnam Service Medal WITH 2 STARS: Presented to any service member who served on temporary duty for more than thirty consecutive days, or 60 non-consecutive days, attached to or regularly serving for one, or more, days with an organization participating in or directly supporting ground (military) operations or attached to or regularly serving for one, or more, days aboard a naval vessel directly supporting military operations in the Republic of Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos within the defined combat zone (DoD 1348 C6.6.1.1.5. revised September 1996) between the dates of 15 November 1961 to 28 March 1973, and from 29 April 1975 to 30 April 1975.The Department of Defense established thirty military campaigns during the Vietnam War. For those service members participating in one or more campaigns, a service star is authorized on the Vietnam Service Medal.

wpeDF.jpg (1413 bytes) wpeEF.jpg (2392 bytes) MEDIC SERVED IN VIETNAM & THE PHILIPPINES BETWEEN 1970 & 72 The National Defense Service Medal With Star A military service medal of the United States military originally commissioned by President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Created in 1953, the National Defense Service Medal was intended to be a “blanket campaign medal” awarded to any member of the United States military who served honorably during a designated time period of which a “national emergency” had been declared.Multiple awards of the National Defense Service Medal are authorized for members of the military who served in more than one of the eligible time periods; such additional awards are denoted by service stars.

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The Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation was established by order of the Secretary of the Navy on July 17, 1967. It is awarded in the name of the Secretary of the Navy to units of both the U.S. Navy and United States Marines. To justify this award, the unit must have performed service of a character comparable to that which would merit the award of a Bronze Star Medal, or achievement of like caliber in a non-combat situation, to an individual.

NOTE:

WE JUST COMPLETED A CUSTOM BOX FOR AN ITALIAN PATRON WITH AN AWESOME [ALSO] ORIGINAL 3 ROW RIBBON BAR WITH KOREA AND VIETNAM SERVICE WITH TWO GOOD CONDUCT RIBBONS WHITH BARS OR OAK LEAVES.. WE WERE LIKE WHAT IS UP? IS THIS REAL? AN ARMY AND AIR FORCE RIBBON BOTH WITRH BARS AND KNOTYS [ARMY] AND OAK LEAVES [AIR FORCE] EACH SHOWING LONG SERVICE?????

WELL, THOUGH I SERVED IN THE USAF, I JUST LEARNED THAT THE USAF AWARDED THE ARM Y RED AND WHITE STRIPED GOOD CONDUCT AWARD TO USAF PERSONAL FROM 1947 TO 1963 WHEN THEY PRODUCED THEIR OWN GOOD CONDUCT AWARD AFTER 1963, AND AN INDIVIDIUAL WAS RECOMENDED FOR AN ADDITIONAL AWARD, RATHER THAN RECEIVE A KNOT FOR THEIRARMY BAR, THEY RECIEVED THE NEW AWARD RIBBON. AND THEY WERE ALLOWED TO WEAR BOTH!

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GOOD CONDUCT

Of all the Good Conduct Medals, the Navy Good Conduct Medal is the oldest, dating back to 1869. There have been a total of four versions of the Navy Good Conduct Medal, the first version of which was issued from 1870 to 1884. The original Navy Good Conduct Medal was also not worn on a uniform, but issued with discharge papers as a badge to present during reenlistment. A sailor in the Navy received a new Good Cond

Of all the Good Conduct Medals, the Navy Good Conduct Medal is the oldest, dating back to 1869. There have been a total of four versions of the Navy Good Conduct Medal, the first version of which was issued from 1870 to 1884. The original Navy Good Conduct Medal was also not worn on a uniform, but issued with discharge papers as a badge to present during reenlistment. A sailor in the Navy received a new Good Cond

 

 

 

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