BLOGGIN' BAD w/ Gunny G! ~ Hey, WHAT BECAME OF THAT "NO MORE PC" THING?????? ~ AMERICA CAN NEVER BE GREAT AGAIN UNTIL THE STAIN, STIGMA. STENCH AND SHAME OF OBAMA IS OFFICIALLY AND FINALLY WIPED CLEAN!~ AINO: AMERICANS IN NAME ONLY!
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…I have long known that the Marine dress blues were redesigned in 1947, but I was not aware of the reasons behind this. But alas, there is a story here too. Myself, I have always thought that the old blues blouse w/o the pockets looked better than the new version.
I have mentioned this before on my sites and forums, and I have received a few responses back from old salts stating that they had been issued old style blues after 1947, and most disagreed with my opinion, preferring the appearance of the new blouse w/pockets over the previous blouse.
Once again, a few facts related to the above have come to my attention from the writings of Colonel Robert Debs Heinl USMC (Ret.), deceased.
Col Heinl writes in his book, Soldiers Of The Sea, that in the years immediately following World War II, and this was…
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