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Where's the Beef?
(Part 1 April 1, 2018)

Bando hides under the Trigger Time rocks and speaks of conspiracies and that everyone is out to get him.  If you notice all of my articles are out there for the world to read but not the Bando Trigger Time articles.

Bando hasnít offered one scintilla of evidence, not one. Itís all just his mouth running 90 miles an hour but no documentation. None of the Trigger Time lovers have even read the different articles because if they did they wouldnít have a leg to stand on. None of Bandoís responses are backed up with facts but my articles are all sourced with documentation. Why havenít Bando linked to my article on his ďSecretĒ TT site? Because you know that you canít fight facts.

Bando wasnít upset at all in the February 17, 2018 article. Itís only when I started sniffing around the 506 Helmet that he got weird. Remember that TGMoH said on this receipt that they paid $3,500.00 for both a Helmet and a Book. Yet TGMoH said they paid $3,500.00 for the book not a bible. Even if it was the bible that means they paid $ 0.00 for a helmet? Bando got weird because if he had given me the price for an authentic helmet it would have been well more than a book. A bible from a Pfc soldier isnít going to command thousands of dollars while a helmet from a man KIA in Normandy would.  Here are the current prices for a Normandy Helmet.  So how was the book/bible worth more than a helmet?  It wasn't.

TGMoH two newest items back in 2015 and 2016 was the bible and the 506th helmet and both were tied into DeHayes. They say they paid $3,500.00 for both a helmet and a book on the receipt but then told the House family they wanted $3,500.00 for the bible and said that they paid $3,500.00 for just the bible.

Just to let you know that there are reports from the men in the 7 June strafing that said when captured on 6 June all of their personal effects were taken by the Germans. Let that sink in for a minute or two. How could Houseís bible been hit by shrapnel if the Germanís already had it in their possession the day before the strafing?

Why is it that TGMoH hasnít released the receipt with the top part uncovered since they said they purchased a helmet and the book from Dehayes? Why wouldnít they have come right out with that? TGMoH has yet to release any information at all about what they say are voice messages threatening Dorr? If someone had threatened me I would have the Voice Mail right out in the open for all to hear. The only known for sure now is that NARA will have the House bible after April 4, 2018 sentencing for DeHays.

Hereís another question to the TGMoH. Since they knew since last summer that the bible was in the possession of NARA why didnít they tell the House family that the bible wasn't in their possession? Even in February of this year after my article came out the House family hadnít known where the bible was.  I contacted Mr. Bosanko Chief Operating Officer and asked him of the location of the House Bible. He got right back to me and the family by email and let use know where it was.

Where's the Beef?
(Part 2 April 8, 2018)

Let's talk about Dave Strasz first as this one is pretty basic (and so is he). Strasz spouts on about Plumley and that Plumley is a proven War Hero. He takes his information from shall we say different sources. He has never read the actually documentation about Plumley. If he likes he can now read The Plumley Articles then he can read all of the actual documentation from this thing called the US Army.

Strasz said that I only go after dead heroes. 2 things wrong with that statement. The first, Plumley wasnít a hero, only in the movie was he a hero. Anyone who wears not one but two CIBs he isn't allowed to wear is not a hero by any stretch of the imagination. Secondly, most of the fakes and liars I exposed were very much alive at the time of the exposť, and not one came after me. Why, because there was nothing but documentation proving that. Look at Galloway, Iíve exposed him and nothing from him, nothing. Galloway Lies.

In fact Galloway as mentioned in the above link went after a veteran of the Ia Drang Campaign who was at LZ Albany. Strasz, stick to watching movies as thatís about all you can understand.

Dave Strasz also uses and as source material.  I've never even heard of either one of these sites.  The Plumley Article linked above is documentation whereas the two links just above talk but like Bando has nothing to back up their assertions.  

Next letís talk about Jim Bigley.  Bando is all talk, no documentation in this case with the Personal Effects.

Bigley should look at FM 10-63 January 1945. There is nothing in the FM that would prevent the Personal Effects from being sent home. Iíve already found three more examples in 20 minutes. I have found three more IDPFs where the family received either battle damaged items or bloodstained ones.

Please show your work where you spoke of my ďdisjointedĒ diatribe. Only a little man would hide behind a group like Trigger Time. If you notice I put my name on my work out in public.

Last point that ďdiatribeĒ you reference wasnít a diatribe at all. I was laughing when I wrote it. You people at TT really think your crap smells like roses. At least dog crap has a useful purpose as it can be used as fertilizer. Trigger Time Bando lovers just smell like crap and have no real value.

Bando lovers talk a big game but donít really contribute to real research. Trigger Time folks just keep showing up at a newly deceased WWII veteran house and see if you guys can maybe get a new 101st patch or green undies to add to your collections!

Doug Topolski who has not one but two aliases; Doug Ikslopot and Ron Rafferty.

Old Dougie boy has some issues it seems. He said Iím the keeper of the gate and wonít let information out. He isnít that smart at all of course. I have release more information than anyone as it relates to WWII only behind NARA itself. Just click on my website then go to the as I have uploaded 20,000 IDPFs and 5,000 months of Morning Reports.

But when Doug Topolski said this about me he is even further out there than Bando or Strasz. When people have multiple aliases then try to discredit someone using said aliases that means well, you can figure it out rightTopolski lied on Trigger Time when he said he emailed me and I didnít respond. He didnít as he used the alias Rafferty. Why would I respond to a liar? I do but only in an article, you know, like this one.

Topolski has tried to say why I havenít responded to DeHays. Of course I did in my article from February 22, 2018 and back in June of 2017 on FB letting people know about DeHays of FB and shared it again on FB a few days ago. You can only beat a dead horse so many times right?

Topolski doesnít know how to read as he talks about his favorite actor Durning. Only problem was that Durning wasnít the main target but a worker at Arlington National Cemetery.

Topolski is also a Plumley lover like Strasz.  Next week in Part 3 remember what Bando said about Plumley lovers.

Where's the Beef?

(Part 3 April 15, 2018)

Now on to Bando the main event.

(All in red is Bandoís own writings)
From: Markbando []
Sent: Saturday, February 17, 2018 2:11 PM
To: *******
Subject: re: deleted post
Just so you know, right after we talked on the phone today, I received a msg from Rich Riley, stating that he had

removed your post from the TT group page, pertaining to Erik Dorr and the bible. Mark B.

From: *******
Sent: Saturday, February 17, 2018 2:15 PM
To: 'Markbando'
Subject: RE: deleted post


I figured. Itís your site tho as the saying goes.

Thanks, Brian

BN Siddall
Phone: 315.567.4542

From: *******
Sent: Saturday, February 17, 2018 7:12 PM
To: 'Markbando'
Subject: Helmet


How much would a 506th WWII Helmet go for at auction?


BN Siddall
Phone: 315.567.4542

From: Mark Bando []
Sent: Saturday, February 17, 2018 10:11 PM
To: *******
Subject: Re: Helmet

Too vague a question-is it a steel pot only or is the liner included? M1-c or M2 D bale? CONDITION? Liner stenciled as well, or just the pot? Is the name of the original owner known? All these details and more would affect the price.
Finally, less than 2 percent of 101st unit painted helmets are authentic and original. Mark B.

Did you notice that Bando is Riley's lap dog?

Remember that Bando said he never gets involved with something that he isnít a part of. Yet he did just this on the House family. I wonder why as he likes to say.

Here is one of Bando's Meltdowns and here is Bandoís own words once again that shows the opposite of what he said in this Meltdown. The sentence before this was attributed to Dorr (Erik paints a totally different picture of the House relatives) but this sentence was all Bandoís opinion. 

From: Markbando []
Sent: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 12:00 AM
To: *******
Subject: re: Erik Dorr's story about the House Bible etc.

ďDoes that sound like rational behavior? It's more like an insinuation that you're dealing with a mentally unstable and unpredictable family, so you'd better watch out, because they might do something crazy to youĒ.

Bando called the whole family unstable and then crazy and they might do something.

Then Bando says this about me
ďwhen in fact all he did was to cause them UNNECESSARY EMOTIONAL TURMOILĒ from another one of his Meltdown rants

Here is an email from the House family showing that they didn't know where the bible was until February of 2018 when I told them.  If you want unnecessary emotional turmoil look no further than Dorr not telling the House family where the bible was.

The email below from Bando

From: Markbando []
Sent: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 4:57 PM
To: *******
Subject: re: return of book et al
Hey Brian-
Did the book piss you off so bad that you had to mail it back to me? :-)
I thought maybe you'd want to keep it and perhaps would find at least some
redeeming aspects to it. If I'm guessing right, you must hate it really bad!

From: bnsiddall <*******>
To: 'Markbando' <>
Sent: Wed, May 18, 2016 7:57 pm
Subject: RE: return of book et al

I tried to call you a few times today and for some reason I canít leave a voice mail.

I do want to talk to you about all of the ďnew fansĒ I have!

I will also explain about the book.


BN Siddall
Phone: 315.567.4542

From: Markbando []
Sent: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 10:59 PM
To: *******
Subject: Re: return of book et al
I went to bed early tonight and am now up, to put my phone on the charger.
Leaving around 1100 AM to drive to Louisville for the NRA convention in the morning,
but will try to call you back around 9 or 10 in the morning before I leave. MB

Bando and I spoke about DeHays for 20 plus minutes about the Book and the Plumley Lovers.

May 19, 2016 13:10;"2016-05 19T13:10:42+00:00";"+12484327190";"USA";"Call";0.000;00:24:49;0.000;USD

From Bandoís March 7, 2018 Meltdown;

ďAt no time did Brian mention to me that he knew the author (THAT WAS A

I hate liars and Bando is now known that way as Bando knew full well who DeHays was and that I knew Dehays too. That's why Bando sent me the book.  By the way Bando, I wasnít friends with DeHays but a colleague, just like I was a colleague of yours, not a friend. You mentioned why didnít I tell you about DeHays?  Because you already knew that you and I knew DeHays.  That means you lied in your Meltdown saying that you didnít know who DeHays was.  Please also read the Facebook Post from June 2016 from Dorr and the helmet from a man KIA in Normandy.

My name, DeHays and Bando are all associated with the Dorr post.  How can he now like in the March Meltdown and say he had no knowledge about DeHays and himself?  You can't. 

The emails above this and that I called and spoke with Bando for 20 plus minutes about this very subject.  Once again it's all in his own writing in the emails from May 18, 2016.

From my House Articles below it clearly shows I spoke of DeHays and that he had been convicted.

ďA Continuing Attack on the House Family"
(February 22, 2018)

The House Bible was stolen from NARA by Antonin DeHays . He then sold it to the TGMoH in 2015 it seems. Remember that the TGMoH on December 23, 2015 spoke of the newest addition.

In fact the last communication I remember interacting with Dorr was on FB in 2016. He thanked me for showing him the errors done by Antonin DeHays. I knew Antonin DeHays but had stopped communication with him in 2016. The St. Mere Eglise book had a lot of errors. When I asked him if there was an English version of his History Dissertation he said at the time it was only in French. Thatís when I gave up on himĒ.

Even if you didnít know so what? There are a lot of people I know that you donít know. I tried to keep the numbers down that I knew you because you were an embarrassment at times. Your ego makes you think that you are the best about everything WWII.

One last statement from Bando;

ďHow does Siddall justify attacking people like Erik Dorr and myself, when he
gives a pass to the thief who stole the House family bible from NARA in the
first place

That is a patently dumb question posed by Bando. First I didnít attack Dorr, he attached me. Maybe in your bizarre world attacking someone 9 days before responding is an attack.

What ďfree pass on Dehays?Ē Why would I report on something thatís already occurred? I did put up a link on my FB page June 14, 2017 with the news hit the papers about DeHays and then again to the top of my FB Feed so idiots like Bando lovers could see it. On my second article last month I talk about DeHays twice and have a link about him being convicted.

If you notice Bando and his followers give free passes all the time to all of the fakes like Cook, Manoian, Plumley, Colwell, Defer and Casares etc.

Did I talk about the fake Ranger from last year in Normandy? Of course not as that wasnít my article it was Marty Morganís work.

Does 60 Minutes report on a story from another network? Of course they donít.

I only write an article when itís my story.

There is one more comment about Bandoís Meltdown though. You think I could profit from your fame? That is funny. Your ego is so large you think people outside of your collecting group even know who you are to a large degree?

By the way here is the other part of the May 18, 2016 email you sent to me. Your followers might not like what you say about them though.

ďOn another subject, I see the dickheads are attacking you about your Plumley article on FBĒ.

If Iím not mistaken that means you count your followers like Dave Strasz & Doug Topolski love Plumley and you said Plumley Lovers as dickheads according to your email from two years ago Bando.

I do want to thank Bando for one thing. He compared me to Mueller. I wish I was at the level of Mueller. He is a true American Hero who will save our country.  For Mark Bando to insult a true hero like Mueller is disgusting.  Read an American Hero vs a ...   

April 15, 2018
Brian Siddall


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