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Thompson In Sicily Aug. 43


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#1 Roland, Headless Thompson Gunner

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Posted 29 October 2005 - 03:49 PM

Classic Robert Capa photo you may not have seen.

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Posted 30 October 2005 - 08:25 AM

Cool. Capa was one of the great photojournalists of that era.
The tommy looks like a 28a1 with XX rd mag.
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Posted 30 October 2005 - 03:24 PM

i hope he made it home..and enjoyed a long life.instead of rotting in the ground on europeon soil..........take care,ron
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Posted 30 October 2005 - 05:19 PM

Don't know about the soldier in the pic but Capa was the first reporter killed in Vietnam, his 4th war, stepped on a landmine I believe..
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Posted 30 October 2005 - 08:53 PM

yoink.......another for the collection......thanks for sharing.
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Posted 30 October 2005 - 10:25 PM

That one is not like most TSMG war pictures, the bolt is back and ready for action. I just love seeing a war picture where someone seems to be in combat, and the bolt is shut tighter than a drum. No pun intended. laugh.gif
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Posted 30 October 2005 - 10:26 PM

That one is not like most TSMG war pictures, the bolt is back and ready for action. I just love seeing a war picture where someone seems to be in combat, and the bolt is shut tighter than a drum. No pun intended. laugh.gif

Edit to add: It looks like the bolt is at the "first click" position and not all the way back.
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