A small pack of cigarettes that came with the C-Ration accesory packet. A white plastic spoon that came with the C-Rations accessory pack. When soldiers had C-rations, the P-38 was your access to food, that made it a high priority. Great for the nerves, bad for the lungs, a must have item. Pal Mal, Marlboro, Winstons, Bensons & Hedges, Newport. I used to put this stuff in my Zippo and it burned just fine!The move toward the new material is a significant step in U. The steel M1917 was the first standardized combat helmet of the U. military, and reflected trends in modern combat equipment that began in World War I. Howitzers and mortars of increasing size would dot the battlefields of Europe as manufacturing capabilities became more advanced and more capable of producing large and powerful guns.As a consequence, soldiers were driven underground to escape murderous shrapnel and fragmentation from heavy timed shells.The new helmet actually uses ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene, which allows for a 22 percent reduction in weight.
In warfare, the simpler something is and the easier access it has, the more you’re going to use it. The P-38 is one of those tools you keep and never want to get rid of because you can use it as a screwdriver, knife, anything. Usually mush and useless if there is any sort of moisture in the air.It’s the new Advanced Combat Helmet (ACH) Generation II, and while cosmetically it’s identical to the old ACH/MICH Kevlar helmets, it could not be further from them.That’s because the ACH Generation II is not a Kevlar helmet at all.This shirt was supposed to be worn tucked into the trousers.The Jungle Jacket is an all cotton wind-resistant poplin or Rip-Stop cotton fabric, dyed olive green army shade 107.