Confessions of a pint-sized Entrepreneur

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Confessions of a pint-sized Entrepreneur

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Here is an interesting first hand account of post WW II scrap piles in the US as late as the 1950s since the author refers to a " 57 Chevy" in a letter in GUN COLLECTOR magazine, Dec 2014 Vol. 36 No. 6. As a kid in the early 1950s the author, Wayne Hackert, tells of escapades of plunder. I wonder how many such scrap piles and depots were in Europe where post war GIs could get goodies and send them home? This one letter is worth the price of the issue. Enjoy. Gun Collector is a fantastic magazine,
check it out if you do not get it. This is a must magazine to subscribe to.
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These enlarge for easy reading. I found the originals.
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These enlarge.
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To old to fight and to old to run, a Jar head will just shoot and be done with you.

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