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The photographic history of the Civil War : thousands of scenes photographed 1861-65, with text by many special authorities . a single wagon to carry ammunition, a single tent-flyto shelter the field-desks of the adjutant and quartermaster, asmall mess-kit for the officers in …

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Vietnam - Equipment and Uniform - david.brubakers.us

 · The U.S. Rifle 7.62 mm M14 was adopted for military service by the United States in 1957. It is a rotating bolt, gas operated, air cooled, magazine fed, shoulder fired weapon. As adopted, the M14 was 44.14" long and weighed 8.7 pounds. With a full magazine and sling it weighed 11.0 pounds.

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WWII US M-1944 Combat Load Suspenders Transitional. WWII Musette Bag Minty. WWII US Army Upper Field Pack M1944 Mint Boyt 1944. WWII M1928 US Army Haversack Pack 1942. WWII M1928 US Army Haversack Pack & Mess Can Pouch. WWII US Army Canvas M1 Carbine Carry Case 1944. WWII Combat Medic Medical Bag & Insert Minty.

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Mess dress uniform | Military Wiki | Fandom

 · Mess dress uniform is the military term for the evening dress worn by military officers in the mess or on other more formal occasions. It is also known as mess uniform and, more informally, as mess kit. It frequently consists of a mess jacket and trousers …

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U.S. ARMY MALE OFFICER BLUE MESS DRESS UNIFORM

Worn at black-tie functions and serving as the equivalent of a civilian tuxedo, the U.S. Army Male Officer Blue Mess Uniform primarily consists of the Army Blue Mess Jacket, light-blue high-waisted trousers, a white semiformal dress shirt with turndown collars …

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WWII ORIGINAL US 1944 MESS KIT-CANTEEN & LINER …

WWII ORIGINAL US 1944 MESS KIT-CANTEEN & LINER-U.S. ARMY M-1 HAWLEY LINER HELMET:$286.0. *** Scroll down for more pictures *** Offered for sale WWII ORIGINAL DATED 1944 MESS KIT & CANTEEN WITH O.D. COVER, plus a WWII U.S. ARMY M-1 HAWLEY LINER HELMET The information copied below on U.S. Army Field mess gear is from an incredible historic site ...

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 · Posted June 20, 2017. I believe your mess kit/ meat can is a private purchase or civilian item. 1. The handle suggests M1932 pattern, but these these had aluminum bodies. 2. The M1942 has a different style handle and these were made in zinc plated steel, tin plated steel, stainless steel and by 1943 of aluminum again.

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Military Mess Kit - Olive-Drab.com

 · U.S. Army Field Mess Gear Like its predecessors, this bag was designed to carry rations, mess gear, and other essential items needed in combat. It consisted of a bag with a large outer flap with a carrying handle on top and a plastic window for inserting a name card. On the side of the flap was a series of eyelets for

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ARMY FOOD SERVICE - United States Army

 · ompany Mess Operations 1916 An old Army cooks manual shows us that by 1916 company size mess operations developed standardizations of practices and staffing patterns that lasted through the Vietnam era. It rested upon the small mess team for each company, consisting of a mess sergeant, two or more cooks, plus dining room orderlies, and other labor.

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Mess dress uniform | Military Wiki | Fandom

 · MODEL 1874 US ARMY MESS KIT OR MEAT CAN: The standard issue mess equipment for the Indian War soldier from 1874 into the 1890's, the Model 1874 Mess Kit, or as referred to in the language of the time, Meat Can, was a necessary …

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Mess kit | Military Wiki | Fandom

 · The U.S. Army's flat ovoid M-1932 wartime-issue mess kit was made of galvanized steel (stainless steel in the later M-1942), and was a divided pan-and-body system. When opened, the mess kit consisted of two halves: the deeper half forms a shallow, flat-bottom, ovoid Meat Can Body, designed to receive the Meat Ration, the meat portion of the ...

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5 offers from $10.99. Pathfinder Stainless Steel Folding Skillet and Lid Set. 4.8 out of 5 stars. 100. 1 offer from $37.99. Goetland 304 Stainless Steel US Military Mess Kit Plate Set GI Type Outdoor Camping Hiking Picnic BBQ Beach. 4.7 out of 5 stars. 461.

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 · U.S. Army Field Mess Gear. Download U.S. Army Field Mess Gear as a PDF file (2.5Mb) U.S. Army Field Mess Gear is a study of Army mess gear compiled by David C. Cole, a former curator at the U.S. Army Center of Military History, Museum Division. …

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Military Canteen Cup - Olive-Drab.com

Lunch break with mess kit and M1910 canteen cup in hand, Massacre Bay, Attu, Aleutian Islands, 20 May 1943. M1910 aluminum canteen sits to the right. Today in WW II: 7 Dec 1941 Japanese attack US Navy at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, sinking or severely …

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use of the GI mess kit was obsolete ... - U.S. Militaria Forum

 · Here's a trick learned at Ft. Benning in the in the mid-1960's: Whether we were going to the field for a day or a week, the mess kit spoon (and a spare) went into a pocket and the rest of the mess kit stayed in barracks. When it was time to eat, everything went into the canteen cup, whether chow came from the mess hall or out of cans.

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Mess Etiquette and Mess Dinners - Regimental Rogue

1. Mess dinners provide an opportunity for mess members to meet on a formal but friendly occasion, allowing the CO or his guests to address the members as a group. By custom and tradition mess dinners are considered to be a parade and as such, attendance …

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Military Surplus - Canteens, Eating Utensils, Mess Kits ...

Romanian Mess Kit - Used. Original issue Romanian Army mess kit. Typical European design mess kit, with swivel carry handle large capacity bottom and slightly smaller fold out handle top, making for a strong and compact meal container. Similar to German WWII mess kits. Color,...

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WWII Rations and Mess Kits - WWII Forums

 · Who had the Best mess kit issued to their troops in WWII? My preference is the US GI issued one followed my the German one. I really liked the US GI issued silverware too . BTW this isnt a serious poll. Just wanted to post something different and light LOL . Im getting tired of the same old polls all the time LOL.I myself happen to own a few ...

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Mess Kits | Surplus Network

P38 Can Opener 10 Each Shelby CO. $10.65 USD. P38 Can Opener 10 Each Shelby CO. $10.65 USD. USA. Mess Kit US Military Issue Stainless... $16.00 USD. Mess Kit …

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