M-1910 Aluminum Canteen (1950s)

Wednesday March 9th, 2016 admin

The WW I contract canteens continued in use into the 1940s, the early days of WW II. Beginning in 1942, canteens were manufactured from alternate materials, particularly stainless steel canteens, to substitute for scarce aluminum needed for aircraft. In late 1942, aluminum was released by the War Production Board for […]

M1950 Camp Axe (?)

Saturday November 21st, 2015 admin

Stock Number Reference: Name FSN Axe, Camp M-1950 (?) (Unknown) Carrier, Axe, Camp M-1950 2009-050-201 I haven’t found it’s original handle, so I paired it with a M1910 axe handle instead. The original handle of this axe is much longer than M1910 axe’s. There is something strange with it’s carrier, […]

M1944 & M1945 Pack System

Thursday November 12th, 2015 admin

“M-1944” Pack Set Name Army Stock Number Pack, Field, Combat 74-P-12-250 Pack, Field, Cargo 74-P-12-285 M-1945 Pack Set Name Pack, Field, Combat, M-1945 74-P-12-252 Pack, Field, Cargo, M-1945 74-P-12-287   Suspenders Name Army Stock Number Suspenders, Pack, Combat, Cargo 74-S-392-300

M-1956 Load-Carrying Equipment

Thursday November 12th, 2015 admin

Stock number reference: Name FSN Belt, Individual Equipment, M-1956, Medium 8465-577-4925 Belt, Individual Equipment, M-1956, Long 8465-577-4924 Suspenders, Individual Equipment Belt, M-1956, Regular 8465-577-4922 Suspenders, Individual Equipment Belt, M-1956, Long 8465-577-4923 Suspenders, Individual Equipment Belt, M-1956, X-Long 8465-823-7231 Pouch, Small Arms, Ammunition, M-1956 Case, Small Arms, Ammunition, M-1956 8465-647-0852 Case, […]