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    An interesting video for Springfield collectors ...

    THE GUNS AT SPRINGFIELD - Department of Defense 1971 - PIN 3027

    SHOWS THE STORY OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE US ARMY'S SMALL ARMS FROM THE FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR THROUGH THE VIETNAM WAR, IN A TOUR THROUGH THE SPRINGFIELD ARMORY MUSEUM.

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    That was awesome!

    That was AWESOME! Of course as always I find myself looking at the cars in the parking lots (grin).

    I wonder the curators over at SA know of this (I did sent them an email) - it would make a wonderful little display for the museum if they just put it on and let it run over and over for visitors. I am going to have to get back there - what a wonderful place.

    One of the other things that struck me was that 1971 looked to be so long ago - I was reminded of watching Marlin Perkins on Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom - and yet it was right before the bi-centennial that seemed so 'modern' in my memory ... It made me start to wonder if we aren't going to start ramping up for another celebration of 250 years - it is only 16 years away. Hopefully the guy in the whitehouse doesn't completely dismantle the country by then ...

    Sorry, I never know where these are going to go either ...

    That was a GREAT video - thanks for sharing.


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