Lightweight Rucksack (1968 Ver.)

With Saigon Surplus made straps.

Stock Number Reference:

Rucksack, Lightweight

FSN: 8465-782-3248

Assign Date: Unknown

Nomenclature FSN Qty.
Frame, Field Pack 8465-782-3249 1
Strap, Webbing 8465-782-3250 1
Field Pack, Lightweight 8465-782-2113 1


Nomenclature FSN
Cover, Field Pack, Camouflage 8465-270-0414
Rifle Butt Pocket And Strap Assembly 8465-782-2779
Shelf, Cargo Support 8465-782-6722

Sergeant Donald E. Mara (Manchester, Hew Hampshire), finds the going wet as he wades through a knee-deep stream during an operation west of Con Thien. A member of 1st Battalion, 3d Marines, participated in the multi-battalion operation just south of the Demilitarized Zone (official USMC photo by Lance Corporal C. E. Woodruff).”
Original photo and description sourced from: The Jonathan F. Abel Collection (COLL/3611) at the Archives Branch, Marine Corps History Division