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    US made cameras around 1944

    I'm planning my own personal invasion of Normandy next year. As a US child of the '40s, I'd like to "invade" with a US made camera of the era. Graflex press and Kodak 35 are the cameras I've figured out so far. Open to suggestions.

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    You got to have an Argus C3!

    There is also the Kodak Medalist, but it's a 620 camera and the film might be an issue.

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    The Anniversary Speed Graphic with out question.
    Warning!! Handling a Hasselblad can be harmful to your financial well being!

    Nothing beats a great piece of glass!

    I leave the digital work for the urologists and proctologists.

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    In the 1940's, 35mm was not really a "big" thing in the US. There is no substitute for Square Inches.
    Dave

    "She's always out making pictures, She's always out making scenes.
    She's always out the window, When it comes to making Dreams.

    It's all mixed up, It's all mixed up, It's all mixed up."

    From It's All Mixed Up by The Cars

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    Mopar_guy is correct. Do it right and bring a Deardorff V8 with a Ries tripod!

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    And don't forget the 14" Kodak Commercial Ektar lens!

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    Univex Mercury?

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    Argus A series. Perfex. Univex Mercury. Ciroflex, Vokar, Detrola, Kardon...

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