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    Default Badger or Boar?

    It's hard to tell from here.
    Either way, that there is one tough SOB!


    Daily life: This American soldier shaves in the cold during a lull in the fighting in the Battle of the Bulge

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    From the backbone and circumstances I'd say it's boar.

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    Gentlemen,
    I go with boar as well. The boar brushes were more readily available to the soldiers. Also, they could take a beating better than the badgers. What a great picture.

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    Considering the costs associated with badger brushes, even then, it would make more sense to issue hundreds of thousands of boar bristle brushes to the troops than badger. Unless, of course, he brought his own. Either way, I'm going with boar as well.

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    I will vote for boar too.
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    What about horse?

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    Hmm...what's he need the fancy aftershave for? The smell might give away his position.
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    if it's government issue, then yeah, I expect it is boar. Horse would shock me, because it fell out of favor and didn't come back into favor due to the anthrax scare earlier in the century. Just to keep the debate going, and, because I think it really may be true, I'll say that it looks like a pure badger to me visually, however. It is a bit stiff for badger, but it seems to maybe have badger coloring on what you can see of the brush.

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