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Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 19-05-19, 01:53 PM
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Posted By edstorey
Matilda II

Nice photograph of a disguised Matilda II.
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 05-05-19, 09:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By edstorey
SOF Assaulter Badge

Here you go, as worn on the Army DEU.

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Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 05-05-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By edstorey
Special Operations - Assaulter Badge

That is a nice find, it is the first version of the Special Operations Assaulter Badge and is current issue.
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 21-04-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 195
Posted By edstorey
1 RCHA - Lahr

This presentation plate dates from the same time period.

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Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 12-03-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By edstorey
Tank Identification

Tanker Mike, as already stated in this post, the photographs are of British tanks. The first two are a Crusader and the the third is a Cruiser Mk I.
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 04-03-19, 01:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By edstorey
The photos are of two different vehicles, the...

The photos are of two different vehicles, the first two are of a Crusader.
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 10-02-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 161
Posted By edstorey
Parachute Wings

Yes, it is always nice to have early attributable wings in a collection. The top image is of the wings on my Father's (RSM 2 CER) SSF Smock while the bottom image is a generic pair from my...
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 03-01-19, 02:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 155
Posted By edstorey
Combined Operations

If you want to quickly find out what Combined Operations was, Google it - the added knowledge won't cost you anything.
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 13-12-18, 11:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,010
Posted By edstorey
CF Warrior Badge and Internet Information

Why would a question like this would even be asked when all ANYONE, ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD, just has to do is type Canadian Forces Warrior Badge into Google and thanks to the magic of the internet,...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 08-12-18, 02:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By edstorey
Identification

That was quick and sorted it out, thank you.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 08-12-18, 01:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By edstorey
Identification

This badge came to me in a collection of material from a Canadian who had served in The Former Yugoslavia with both the UN and NATO. I don't have much of a collection British insignia and have...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 06-10-18, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By edstorey
USQUAM Meaning

Try Googling it, you'll find it.
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 17-09-18, 10:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 336
Posted By edstorey
RCAC

Try a Google search using 'RCAC in a maple leaf' and your question will magically be answered.
Forum: General Topics 13-06-18, 02:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By edstorey
Vehicle Markings

The 5-cwt markings are for A16 Canadian Infantry Training Centre - Calgary. Militia District (MD) 13 encompassed all of Alberta as well as the western half of the Northwest Territories. The...
Forum: General Topics 13-06-18, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By edstorey
Khaki Drill Uniforms

Yes, Khaki Drill (KD) uniforms were authorized for wear in Canada during the summer months (May-August). KD was a hot weather uniform and was not authorized for wear in the UK or NW Europe. KD was...
Forum: General Topics 24-05-18, 07:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 434
Posted By edstorey
Canadian Headdres 101

First of all Buffalo Cap is a company name for a cap company out of Winnipeg, Manitoba and is not the name of any specific type of military cap. Calling a piece of headdress a buffalo cap is much...
Forum: General Topics 15-05-18, 10:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 537
Posted By edstorey
St. Francis Xavier

Phil, shame on you for being so bold as to use a free on-line resource hosted by this forum to identify a Canadian badge.
Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) 11-05-18, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 571
Posted By edstorey
Dog Tags!!!

Since Americans wore 'Dog Tags', these look like RCAF Identification Disks to me.
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 10-04-18, 07:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 643
Posted By edstorey
Op AUGURAL

No certainly not a souvenir and as stated in my previous message, "AU Brassards were issued to but not necessarily worn by the Canadians".
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 10-04-18, 06:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 643
Posted By edstorey
Op AUGURAL

Canada’s military contribution to the African Union Mission in Sudan (AMIS), Operation AUGURAL was conducted to build capacity in the areas of strategic planning, air operations, contracting,...
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 10-01-18, 02:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,397
Posted By edstorey
Pathfinder Badge

This is the version that was worn with Garrison Dress.

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Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 04-01-18, 03:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 932
Posted By edstorey
Beret

Mike, my Militaria article on Canadian Army berets and the cloth backing for badges is relevant for the SWW era and it does not apply to the 1980s.

I was glad to see that Clay posted the Standing...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 03-01-18, 06:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 932
Posted By edstorey
Beret

Good thing you have not spent much money as the beret is not Canadian military issue. Clay also provided you with some factual errors as to who is authorized to wear bullion badges.
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 03-01-18, 01:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 932
Posted By edstorey
Beret

What sort of advice are you looking for?
Forum: General Topics 06-12-17, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,113
Posted By edstorey
VC Medal Groups

Lots of media hype, political chest-pounding and fabricated national euphoria over another VC medal group - whoopee! Not all the VC medal groups currently held by the CWM are on public display so...
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