The following images depict field gear not already pictured in the DISPLAY section of the website.

The following images depict field gear not already pictured in the DISPLAY section of the website.

Paratrooper Luminous Disk.

Paratrooper Luminous Disk.

Luminous or fluorescent disks were issued on a limited scale to paratroops for the Normandy jump. These small disks were attached to the front or back of the helmet so that the men could see each other in darkness.

USMC Dogtags with St. Sebastian Medal.

USMC Dogtags with St. Sebastian Medal.

Eugene P. Winters of 3rd Battalion, 26th Marines wounded on Iwo Jima.

U.S. M2A1 Flamethrower.

U.S. M2A1 Flamethrower.

The M2A1 is the variation of the M2 modified during the Korean war period. These had straight sided backpack frames, vented gas caps, a cylinder sized regulator and a safety valve.

EE-B Field Phone.

EE-B Field Phone.

With leather case.

EE-8 Field Phones.

EE-8 Field Phones.

Both are marked:

HQ. & HQ. CO.

2nd. BN., 329TH

INF. REGT.

The 329th Infantry Regiment was attached to the 83rd Infantry Division during WWII and fought in the ETO.

 

M1940 Mounted Service Boots.

M1940 Mounted Service Boots.

M4 Bayonet with Scabbard.

M4 Bayonet with Scabbard.

USMC Bolo Knife.

USMC Bolo Knife.

Marked USMC Chatillon, N.Y.

USMC KaBar Knife.

USMC KaBar Knife.

Pal RH-36 Fighting Knife.

Pal RH-36 Fighting Knife.

M41 Jacket.

M41 Jacket.

With 3rd Army SSI.

U.S. Navy N-4 Jacket.

U.S. Navy N-4 Jacket.

This is the Navy N-4 jacket similar to the Army M41 jacket.

35th Infantry Division HBT Jacket.

35th Infantry Division HBT Jacket.

1942 Pattern

27th Division Army HBT Jacket.

27th Division Army HBT Jacket.

USMC/USN Rain Poncho.

USMC/USN Rain Poncho.

With fixed bailed M1 helmet.

U.S. Army Bugle.

U.S. Army Bugle.

M-1936 Musette Bag.

M-1936 Musette Bag.

Ward Case.

Ward Case.

First Aid Kit.

First Aid Kit.

Complete No. 24 Unit Kit.

First Aid Kit.

First Aid Kit.

Complete No. 12 Unit Kit.

Gas Casualties First Aid Kit.

Gas Casualties First Aid Kit.

Jungle First Aid Kit.

Jungle First Aid Kit.

Medical Officer's Case.

Medical Officer's Case.

Medic Sterilizer Kit.

Medic Sterilizer Kit.

Hospital Corps Pouch (USN).

Hospital Corps Pouch (USN).

Types 1 & 2 Medic Bag Inserts.

Types 1 & 2 Medic Bag Inserts.

Type 1 (Bottom):  Medical container with iodine

                               swabs, aromatic spirit and flask

                               with cup.

 

Type 2 (Top):        6 Pill vials and 2 bandages.

Personal Effects Bag.

Personal Effects Bag.

Used for collecting personal items belonging to the deceased.

Identification Burial Bottles.

Identification Burial Bottles.

These bottles would contain identification information for the deceased soldier and would be buried with the body.

G.I. Sneakers.

G.I. Sneakers.

1945

Acting Corporal Armband.

Acting Corporal Armband.

Singnal Corp Flag Kit.

Singnal Corp Flag Kit.

M-1938 Resistal Goggles w/ box.

M-1938 Resistal Goggles w/ box.

M-1 Dust Goggles.

M-1 Dust Goggles.

.30 CAL Ammo Box.

.30 CAL Ammo Box.

Mess Kit with Can Opener and Cutlery.

Mess Kit with Can Opener and Cutlery.

Mattock with Carrier & Wire Cutters.

Mattock with Carrier & Wire Cutters.

Axe with Carrier.

Axe with Carrier.

Dust Respirator.

Dust Respirator.

M1A2 Service Gas Mask.

M1A2 Service Gas Mask.

Lineman's Tool Kit.

Lineman's Tool Kit.

This is a Signal Corps Lineman's Tool Kit including a Camillus TL-29 two blade pocket knife and Utica pliers with leather pouch.

Travel Case.

Travel Case.

Case is identified and hand painted with the 11th Corp./8th Army and Signal Corp. insignia.