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 […]
Stock Number Reference: Bag, Duffel, Type I Army Stock Number: 74-B-54-55
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’ […]
Stock Number Reference: Belt, Cartridge, Dismounted, M-1923 FSN: 8465-162-6147 Assign Date: Unknown
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 […]
Stock number and nomenclature acquired.
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 […]
Stock Number Reference: Pouch, Medical, Parachutist Army Stock Number: 74-P-284
This rucksack was issued to the Army in ETO. It’s predecessor version is Camouflage Jungle Rucksack. Stock Number Reference: Pack, Field, M-1943 Army Stock Number: 74-P-20
Stock Number Reference: Pack, Unit Medical Equipment, No. 5 Item Number: 9794800
Stock Number Reference: Belt, Cartridge, Dismounted, M-1923 Army Stock Number: 74-B-160
Shown one size 40S. Stock Number Reference: Jacket, Field, M-1943 Stock number – size sheet: Chest Sz / Height Sz SHORT REGULAR LONG 32 55-J-190-95 55-J-190-90 55-J-190-85 34 55-J-191-20 55-J-191-15 55-J-191-10 36 55-J-191-45 55-J-191-40 55-J-191-35 38 55-J-191-70 55-J-191-65 55-J-191-60 40 55-J-191-95 55-J-191-90 55-J-191-85 42 55-J-192-20 55-J-192-15 55-J-192-10 44 55-J-192-45 […]
Shown one circa 1945. Also known as “M1944 Suspenders” Stock Number Reference: Suspenders, Belt, M1936 Army Stock Number: 74-S-389