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M1945 Suspenders

  • Specification
  • MIL-P-3392
The U.S. supplied the South Vietnamese Army with surplus stocks of the cotton M1945 load carrying equipment in the early stages of the war. However, the attachment of the combat field pack to the suspenders was not good and as result ARVN soldiers routinely carried the pack on a separate set of shoulder straps.1

1. Report on Individual Clothing And Equipment for Indigenous Forces In Southeast Asia - Phase 1 (U.S. Army Natick Laboratories 8th May 1963)

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