Jun 24, 2012, 11:05 PM
wwII p.o.w. camp in new mexico
found an old spoon, has german markings and there were germans housed at this pow camp
Jun 24, 2012, 11:10 PM
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Jun 24, 2012, 11:36 PM
thanks diggit, i researched it a bit and found that they came in a kit with a fork, knife and can opener. too bad it wasnt complete. i also found a couple us army coat buttons, the camp was turned into base houseing after the p.o.w's were cleared out, so i heard
Jun 25, 2012, 09:25 AM
Sounds like a cool site to hunts.Should be all kinds of goodies there to dig up.Good luck & happy hunting................
Jun 25, 2012, 09:30 AM
Good to see cool stuff comming from New Mexico.
As always...Love Silver...but going for the Gold!
Jun 25, 2012, 08:50 PM
Hey, nice find. There's quite a collectible market, if I'm not mistaken, for WWII relics with nazi emblems on them. It might have some value.
Oh, and I think that ebay has some sort of ban though (unfortunately) on nazi memorabilia. There was a lot of buying and selling years ago of collectibles (badges, accoutraments, buckles, etc... of that period) going on in the past. But apparently some politically correct folk complained that there were skin-heads or some such promotion of insensitivity, or ..... for some reason, you may not be able to sell in that venue.
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Jun 26, 2012, 09:48 AM
If I were you I'd be out there looking for that fork and knife right now
Jun 27, 2012, 01:12 AM
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Nice find! I'd be hunting every inch of that place. I'd especially be looking for any kind of trash dump from the war years......
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