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An attempt at an answer as a guest, because I do not have an account, so cannot comment, and may have spotted a couple details in passing. Feel free to delete this answer and just add to Mark's Mark as provided the evidence for a Pennsylvania or Tennessee class cruiser. On Wikipedia, the picture for the Pennsylvania shows 4 casemate guns on the upper deck, ...


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I don't remember which genealogy site I copied this from, but it should be of interest for those reading this thread. The Caspar Sain (Zurn) mentioned is my direct ancestor, and was a Palatine German, as were most passengers. On September 26, 1749, 563 passengers from the Palatinate and Zweibrucken, with Casper Sain listed among the voyagers, arrived in ...


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It certainly looks like the hand guard of a British saber, and judging by the imprint and the flat inner side of the guard, it probably belonged to an officer (usually, only officers or calvary had sabers) of either the Royal Army or the Field Army. That's my two cents.


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Found it. This is an RFC or Royal Flying Corp cap badge. I thought the picture was showing BBS but it's not. The angle, the quality of the picture and the loop for securing it to the bonnet was throwing me off. The women of the WAAC were often given the RFC badge when attached to airbases. These women were given the opportunity to travel to air bases in ...


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These numbers were probably added by the company that printed the photographs. Their purpose is usually to record which job the prints belong to, where a "job" is a single film's development and printing. With hundreds or thousands of films being processed each day in an automated plant, tracking numbers were very helpful if there was any mix-up. ...


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It is a Russian uniform. The cap itself and the oval cap badge give it away: src A Prussian hat would have two round cockades. His shoulder decoration further implies that he was a musician: src: Staff Trumpeter of a Russian Line-Infantry Unit, 1900's. Unfortunately, the peaked cap was in service in that basic style for quite a long time, and certainly as ...


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