WWII/Military History Theme

Discussion in 'The Club House' started by zaitsev44, Feb 7, 2013.

  1. zaitsev44

    zaitsev44 Active Member

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    I'm wanting to change my room into a history theme. One wall is occupied with a Atlanta braves mural that my mom painted by hand, but I want to display some medals my uncle gave me and some old relics and stuff... Any ideas?
     
  2. Cattledog

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    How about some OD green canvas on the walls and maybe some mil-surplus steel furniture. Make it look like the inside of a command post tent.
     

  3. zaitsev44

    zaitsev44 Active Member

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    That sounds good. I also have military surplus rifles already up and 2 metal signs hanging up. I'm planning on putting my 75mm casing and some medals up and making it kinda looking like a museum. The one wall has to stay braves cause my mom spent 3 days on it, and the 3 other walls are a grayish/steel color. I also am going to see if my uncle or grandfather (who are painters) to paint a small version of the Iwo Jima flag raising that's about 3x3 1/3 or so, I'm not entirely sure yet though
     
  4. 25-5

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    Start with a properly folded flag.
     
  5. sputnik1988

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    I had the same idea for my spare bedroom, I am turning it into an office. I already have an army quartermasters bed and a few pictures.
     
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  6. zaitsev44

    zaitsev44 Active Member

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    That sounds good, in like a walnut shadow box? With the box having a Garand-like finish. I have some medals still in te presentation box from my uncle who was in Vietnam, and I have his chest board from his uniform.
     
  7. 25-5

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    I sent my uncle's info as a "Hump Pilot" for the WWII Memorial and they sent me an artists rendition of the memorial. I'll bet their website has photos for framing. It's quite a nice memorial for the WWII heroes.
     
  8. locutus

    locutus Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Contact the DOD public affairs folks and get 8X10 pix of Curtis LeMay, Douglas McArthur, Chester Nimitz, Bull Halsey, George Patton, Dwight Eisenhower, Ernie King etc,etc.
     
  9. zaitsev44

    zaitsev44 Active Member

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    Ha I wouldn't mind a nice big mural of ole Blood and Guts!