Unusual M43 on ebad

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Re: Unusual M43 on ebad

Post  Guest on Fri Aug 21, 2009 11:58 am

Very odd. It looks like it's been converted into an "Ike-style" jacket, as was commonplace amongst officers towards the end of the War (they converted their 4-pocket chocolates to this type of configuration). It's got the spray painted insignia of the 1st Marine Division too, which is odd since I don't think they had M43s - surely they'd have been issued P44s by then? It's not my area of expertise though, I'll leave it to the Navy boys to confirm that!



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Re: Unusual M43 on ebad

Post  samharris45 on Fri Aug 21, 2009 1:18 pm

You do see Marines on occupation duty wearing items like that. There is a pic I will try and get it scanned.

That is a very nice item!


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