M-1956 Suspenders Foreign Modification (1960s)

Wednesday September 25th, 2019 admin

These modified suspenders are based on an XL sized, 1967 dated M-1956 Suspenders. The mainly modification is a pair of additional front straps and backpack connectors, seem to be used with M-1945 Field Pack (or its local copy). Considering those countries/regions who used America made M-1956 LCE and M-1945 Field […]

Marine M-153/U Voice Silencer Microphone

Friday September 20th, 2019 admin

This is a special microphone designed to keep your voice from being heard by any one else when speaking. There is a Push To Talk switch on top of the “nose”. The resulting sound is very crisp and easy to understand.   Stock Number Reference: Microphone, Voice Silencer, M-153/U FSN: […]

Navy A-2 Cold Weather Intermediate Cap (1969)

Saturday August 24th, 2019 admin

Stock Number Reference: Cap, Intermediate, Cold Weather (A-2) Assign Date: Unknown Size-FSN Sheet Size FSN Small (6⅝ – 6¾) 8415-753-5607 Medium (6⅞ – 7) 8415-753-5608 Large (7⅛ – 7¼) 8415-753-5609 X-Large (7⅜ – 7½) 8415-753-5610

AFH-1 Helicopter Helmet (1968)

Saturday June 8th, 2019 admin

In 1962 the Army began developing an improved version of the APH-5. Combat experience in Vietnam led the Army to develop a flight helmet with better ballistic protection. Introduced in 1965, the new Anti-fragmentation Flight Helmet, or AFH-1, was fielded. Whereas the APH-5 was standard issue throughout the Army, the […]

GUU-1/P .38 Revolver Holster (1963)

Friday February 15th, 2019 admin

Carried by APs, SPs, Aircrews, USAF INTEL personnel in the field. This holster is for S&W Model 15 Combat Masterpiece, a four inch barreled, target sighted .38 Special revolver.   Stock Number Reference: Holster, Revolver, GUU-1/P FSN: 1095-819-8591 Assign Date: Unknown

KMU-219/P Nuclear Flash Goggle Modification Kit (Vietnam War era)

Sunday December 30th, 2018 admin

An alternative to the gold-plated visor was developed in the form of a gold-plated lens for the well-known B-8 or M-1944 goggles. These could be worn when needed and otherwise tucked away in their protective box. According to PACAF regulations this modification goggle kits are used in multiplace aircraft where […]

Combat Vehicle Crew’s (CVC) T56-6 Helmet

Tuesday October 9th, 2018 admin

Intergrated with MK-525/G or MK-1036/G headset-microphone kit. Ballistic-protective nylon main body.   Stock Number Reference: Helmet, Combat Vehicle Crewman’s, T56-6 Data Item with MK-525/G with MK-1039/G Assign Date Unknown 1967-01-16 FSN Size Regular 8415-082-2066 8415-926-9991 Size Large 8415-082-2067 8415-926-9992

Hot Weather Boots (Jungle, Panama Sole, Vietnam War)

Friday September 28th, 2018 admin

Spike-protective Panama sole.   Stock Number Reference: Boots, Combat, Tropical, Spike Resistant Assign Date: 1968-04-24 FSN-Size Sheet Size/Width X-Narrow Narrow Regular Wide X-Wide 3 8430-141-0767 5 8430-141-0768 8430-141-0769 8430-141-0770 8430-141-0771 8430-141-0772 6 8430-141-0773 8430-141-0774 8430-141-0775 8430-141-0776 8430-141-0778 7 8430-141-0779 8430-141-0780 8430-141-0781 8430-141-0782 8430-141-0783 8 8430-141-0784 8430-141-0785 8430-141-0786 8430-141-0787 8430-141-0788 9 […]

Leather Combat Boots (Direct Molded Sole, Vietnam War)

Sunday July 22nd, 2018 admin

Vietnam War era Army all leather combat boots, Direct Molded Sole (DMS).   Stock Number Reference: Boots, Combat, Leather Assign Date: 1971-03-01 FSN-Size Sheet Size\Width X-Narrow Narrow Regular Wide X-Wide 3½ 8430-186-6826 4½ 8430-186-6827 8430-186-6828 8430-186-6829 8430-186-6830 8430-186-6834 5½ 8430-186-6835 8430-186-6844 8430-186-6865 8430-186-6866 8430-186-6885 6½ 8430-186-6886 8430-186-6887 8430-186-6888 8430-186-6891 8430-186-6892 […]

M-1945 Suspenders Foreign Modification (1960s)

Friday June 22nd, 2018 admin

These suspenders were modified from M-1945 Suspenders by some Europe countries (highly probably Greece) that received US military assistance in the Cold War era. There are several modifications: Two “branch straps” were removed. Spring hooks of the front suspendres were replaced by “bottle opener” hooks. Dual tiny D rings replaced […]

M-1950 Parachutists’ Individual Weapons Case

Sunday April 1st, 2018 admin

1951 Dated: Stock Number Reference: Case, Individual Weapons, Parachutists’s, M-1950, Adjustable Army Stock Number: 74-C-190   1968 Dated: Stock Number Reference: Case, Individual Weapons, Parachutists’s, M-1950, Adjustable FSN: 8465-261-4995 Assign Date: Unknown     1980 Dated: Stock Number Reference: Case, Individual Weapons, Parachutists’s, M-1950, Adjustable NSN: 8465-00-261-4995 Assign Date: Unknown […]