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
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
1952 dated, repainted. Stock Number Reference: Shovel, Intrenching, M-1951 Army Stock Number: Acquired FSN: 5120-595-8349 Assign Date: Unknown
Stock Number Reference: Pouch, Medical, Parachutist Army Stock Number: 74-P-284
Marine issued camouflage shelter half tent, used during the Korean War and the Vietnam War. Stock Number Reference: USMC Shelter Half, Tent, Camouflage, w/ Straps Stock number required.
Plywood Packboard Packboard, Plywood Army Stock Number: 74-P-27-20 1944 dated (with packboard attachment and quick release strips): 1951 dated (with lashing rope): Manual sheet: Quick release shoulder strip buckle: Collapsible attachment ring: Accessories Stock Number Reference: Nomenclature Army Stock Number ATTACHMENT, PACKBOARD, PLYWOOD 74-A-33-25 STRAP, […]
Source: Soldier Systems Daily Author: LTC Terry Baldwin Packboards, aka packframes, are an ancient load carrying concept. The Roman Legions utilized a clever variation on the basic idea for centuries. The Legionaries were issued a wooden T-shaped “carrying pole” which they rested on the top of the rectangular plywood and […]
Widely-used adjustable strap with spring hook on the ends. From top to below: 1945, 1950, 1963, 1983, 1996. Stock Number Reference: Strap, Carrying, General Purpose Army Stock Number FSN NSN Assign Date 74-S-333-50 8465-634-2808 8465-00-634-2808 Unknown