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M1956 1 Quart Canteen Cover

  • FSN
  • 8465-577-4926
  • Specification
  • MIL-C-40162
The cotton M1956 cover had a felt lining and was designed to carry the 1-quart canteen and cup. It attached to the pistol belt via a pair of slide keepers and was closed with two snap fasteners. In Vietnam the covers were also used as pouches to carry spare magazines by SOG recon men and Infantry LRRP / Ranger units.

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