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#1 Tman

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Posted 22 June 2004 - 09:13 PM

Take a gander at this. My living history crew was tapped by EA Games (makers of the Medal of Honor series) to help them with their upcoming release of MOH in the Pacific Theater. Yours truly starring as the unnamed Thompson gunner. Click on the link and go to Short Subject. The clip is called 'The Bunker'

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Posted 22 June 2004 - 09:48 PM

Heck with the Thompson!

I want the M3/M5 Stuart!! Where did you get that at?

The Japanese Tank, was that a cut in of actual footage?
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Posted 22 June 2004 - 09:48 PM

Well done "unnamed Thompson gunner."

Thanks for sharing this with the board TMAN.

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Posted 22 June 2004 - 09:50 PM

wink.gif Excellent, t-man...........jw
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Posted 22 June 2004 - 10:13 PM

TMan--
I totally enjoyed that. I feel like I had a real adventure, even though it was a matter of minutes. Fantastic job!!!
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Posted 22 June 2004 - 10:20 PM

Awesome stuff, Tman... smile.gif
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Posted 22 June 2004 - 11:10 PM

That was pretty cool!! Can't wait to get the game! BTW COD is way better biggrin.gif
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Posted 23 June 2004 - 11:29 AM

outstanding marine,outstanding!! chesty puller...would have been proud.............

semper-fi...............ron
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Posted 23 June 2004 - 11:45 AM

Greg,

That is one great video. Was this done in one take with mutiple cameras or muliple takes. Whichever, truly fine work! biggrin.gif A star is born..... wink.gif

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#10 Tman

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Posted 23 June 2004 - 02:24 PM

The group from EA Games had the whole schmere. Lighting, sound booms, the works. We spent all day filming. The BAR is a Sarco reweld for blanks only. The Stuart belongs to the museum. It has a fully operational 37mm main gun and we stick a 1919 .30 cal in the front. The Japanese Chi Ha was rescued from an impact range from some post here stateside. The living history crew built the battlefield to include 2 bunkers, a beach with seawalls and the palm trees. If you guys are planning a trip down this way, let me know and I will let you know when our show dates are. Upcoming weekends are 3-4 July and 27-28 Nov.

Nick, I play all of them. But I have to admit that COD is my fave.
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Posted 23 June 2004 - 03:04 PM

Tman,
Where did y'all do this at?
Looks like that was fun!
BTW, one of my favorite uncles was in the 36th, up until Anzio or Salerno (can't remember which) anyways, till he was wounded and sent back to England to recover in time for D-Day.
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Posted 23 June 2004 - 07:09 PM

Tex,
We do our shows at the Admiral Nimitz National Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg, TX. The unit is always looking for a 'few good men'.
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Posted 23 June 2004 - 07:19 PM

Oh man we just down there awhile back. Great place to visit.
We'll have to come back down hopefully when you guys do it again.
I'm in E TX just south of Tyler.

Hey T, you should come up to the Leona MG shoot on 07/03. It is a really neat deal they have going there.


Edited to say, reading back, I see you have a show that weekend.

Good shoot coming up for any of you folk in the TX area.

Edited by Tex, 23 June 2004 - 07:29 PM.

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Posted 23 June 2004 - 07:55 PM

C__P I can not open what seems like a nice video.
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Posted 23 June 2004 - 08:24 PM

Great video. That looks like a lot of fun and excitement.
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Posted 24 June 2004 - 02:55 AM

That was Cool!! ...
Thaks for the link
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Posted 24 June 2004 - 02:27 PM

Most excellent. The flamethrower looked like fun!
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Posted 24 June 2004 - 10:52 PM

Thanks Tman, for sharing that excellent reenactment! biggrin.gif I really appreciated it, since my father was a WWII Pacific Theatre veteran. Whenever he saw documentaries of the war, he would mutter, half under his breath, "Those dirty yellow-bellied Japs!" I have since learned that Admiral Halsey called them that, and worse! blink.gif The were a terribly tenacious, brutal, even heartless enemy. mad.gif Regards, Walter
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