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Travel Bug Dog Tag P-38

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Thursday, 28 December 2006
South Africa
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Current GOAL

To win the 2007 South African TB Race

About This Item

It's official designation has been 'US ARMY POCKET CAN OPENER' or 'OPENER, CAN, HAND, FOLDING, TYPE I', but it is more commonly know by its nickname the P-38 which it supposedly acquired from the 38 Punctures required to open a C-Ration can. It is also known by many as a "John Wayne" especially those in the Navy and Marines because in a WWII training film he was opening a can of C-Rations using a P-38, from then on Marines started referring to them as a "John Wayne".

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    Tracking History (5596.4mi) View Map

    Discovered It 08/02/2019 Diggin' Up Bones discovered it Gauteng, South Africa   Visit Log

    Discovered it. Thank you for sharing.

    Dropped Off 10/16/2008 GlobalRat placed it in Locker Gauteng, South Africa - 22.38 miles  Visit Log
    Grab It (Not from a Cache) 02/06/2008 GlobalRat grabbed it   Visit Log

    Sadly didn't complete the race and seems to have been modified slightly due to flight regulations. Onto a new mission shortly.

    Retrieve It from a Cache 01/01/2008 Brick retrieved it from Milk Galore Gauteng, South Africa   Visit Log

    Picked up after having a nice cup of coffee.

    Dropped Off 12/30/2007 LeonW placed it in Milk Galore Gauteng, South Africa - 24.76 miles  Visit Log
    Retrieve It from a Cache 12/30/2007 LeonW retrieved it from Wapad View Gauteng, South Africa   Visit Log

    Took it along to Milk Galore. Might just need such a handy device.

    Dropped Off 12/24/2007 eragonSaphira placed it in Wapad View Gauteng, South Africa - 95.83 miles  Visit Log
    Retrieve It from a Cache 12/01/2007 eragonSaphira retrieved it from Back to School Free State, South Africa   Visit Log

    Retrieved the P38 TB from Back To School event. We'll help it along.

    Dropped Off 12/01/2007 Tiny Bubbles placed it in Back to School Free State, South Africa - 470.1 miles  Visit Log

    Took P-38 to Parys for a geocaching event. I hope that the distance travelled will improve the standings! Good luck!

    Retrieve It from a Cache 11/24/2007 Tiny Bubbles retrieved it from Bush Gauteng, South Africa   Visit Log

    Thanks for TB! Will move it on the race as best as possible - next weekend here we go.

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