A.K.A. “M-1947 Parka”, shown one is Army version, size Medium. Stock Number Reference: Overcoat, Parka Type, With Pile Liner Size – Army Stock Number sheet Size Army Stock Number X-Small 55-O-3139-40 Small 55-O-3139-35 Medium 55-O-3139-30 Large 55-O-3139-25 X-Large 55-O-3139-45 Item provided by G.I.’s friend.
Stock Number Reference: Trousers, Shell, Arctic, M-1951 Size – Army Stock Number Sheet Waist \ Seam Regular Long Small 55-T-94500-40 55-T-94500-35 Medium 55-T-94500-25 55-T-94500-20 Large 55-T-94500-10 55-T-94500-5 X-Large 55-T-94500-55 55-T-94500-50 Size – FSN Sheet Waist \ Seam Short Regular Long X-Small 8405-265-0392 Small 8405-265-0387 8405-265-0386 8405-265-0385 Medium 8405-265-0384 8405-265-0383 […]
Stock Number Reference: Parka, Shell, M-1951 Size – Stock Number sheet Size Army Stock Number FSN X-Small (N/A) 8405-223-7626 Small 55-P-4982-30 8405-223-7624 Medium 55-P-4982-20 8405-223-7623 Large 55-P-4982-10 8405-223-7622 X-Large 55-P-4982-40 8405-223-7621 Parka, Liner, M-1951 Size – Stock Number sheet Size Army Stock Number FSN X-Small (N/A) 8405-240-2464 Small 55-P-4952-30 […]
At this point, the Army was going to great lengths to protect troops from possible chemical warfare attack. In late 1942, most tops were modified with “gas flaps” on the chests and cuffs while trousers were fitted with overlapping flys in an effort to prevent blister agents from reaching soldiers’ […]
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 […]