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Clothes don't always make the man

As a military medals and badge collector I am always  looking for pictures of medals and badges being worn. The pictures must be clear enough to identify the medals and badges being worn. Such pictures are not common or easy to find.  The majority of these pictures are postcards from the early 1900’s since  it was very common back then for professional photographers to print studio portraits on postcards which were then mailed to friends and relatives.  Years ago while President Reagan was still in the White House I found this little gem at some show. Inspite of the uniform I still don’t think he looks like a genuine Third Reich soldat. Maybe it’s just poor type casting; what movie was that anyway?

About Fred Borgmann

Retired from KP after nearly 31 years as new issues editor and the Standard Catalogs.
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One Response to Clothes don't always make the man

  1. Fred Borgmann says:

    > John Diser provides this tidbit:
    > Desperate Journey gained some negative fame in the 1980s because of its
    > brief scenes in which Ronald Reagan dons a Nazi uniform. ~ Hal Erickson, All
    > Movie Guide

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