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  List of equipment used in World War II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
List of common World War II infantry weapons
List of military aircraft of Germany during World War Two
List of aircraft of the Armée de l'Air, World War II
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_equipment_used_in_World_War_II   (177 words)

 List of uniforms and clothing of WWII - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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This page is a categorised list of items related to uniforms and clothing associated with the Second World War.
Parent list: List of equipment used in World War II
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_field_equipment_of_WWII   (109 words)

 Army Rations-Historical Background   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
A small-group field ration [shall be] composed of components of the standard field ration type B (modified to reduce bulk and weight) packed in basic packages of five complete rations each.
Field experience revealed that the kit was inadequate as far as providing desired hot drinks and it was recommended that a new pack, containing coffee, cocoa, sugar, bouillon, and paper cups, form the basis for a new specification.
Field Ration C was defined as a complete food-for-a-day packaged ration to be carried and utilized by the individual soldier.
www.qmfound.com /army_rations_historical_background.htm   (14007 words)

 BASIC FIELD GEAR EQUIPMENT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Original German WWII Flat Shovels (Spaten)- Original flat shovels that are in original condition and have never been painted, but some had the green paint removed that was applied after the war from the Norwegian Army.
Original German WWII Folding Shovels- Original folding shovels that have the green paint removed that was applied after the war from the Norwegian Army.
The gasmasks are a green rubberized gasmasks that are identical to the German WWII ones.
www.1944militaria.com /basic_field_gear_equipment.htm   (3306 words)

 Equipment of a WWII Corpsman
The list of contents was factory printed on the flap of the pouch.
It use was for cutting brush and limbs from trees for makeshift litters to carry the wounded.
Equipment and Uniform of a WWII Pharmacist Mate 2nd Class (Petty Officer)
home.att.net /~steinert/equipmen.htm   (1093 words)

 AMMI - The Field Food Service in WWII   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The general materials and equipment list consisted of two to three gas-fired stoves, ice chests, 32-gallon cans and immersion heaters for washing utensils and pans, and a tent for cooking.
The use of dehydrated foods for subsistence was a new field at the time, but promised more flexibility in diet and vitamin intake for hospital patients and staff.
The field mess served long and well, and its service to patients and staff was an integral part of saving lives.
www.ww2medicine.org /food.html   (346 words)

 M1 Helmet
The M1 helmet is extremely popular with collectors, particularly WWII collectors, and helmets from this period are generally more valuable.
Chinstraps were attached to the bales using a variety of methods, beginning in WWII with a simple sewn-on strap.
After WWII the cotton was changed from khaki or Olive Drab #3 to green known as Olive Drab #7.
encycl.opentopia.com /term/M1_Helmet   (843 words)

 Uniforms & Equipment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The listed uniforms and equipment are the essentials required for the basic impression.
This may seem like a lot of equipment and uniforms, and it is. But it is the basic kit of what the soldier would have had issued to him.
No, however, you need to have the basic field items, which would be the OD wool uniform, boots, leggings, jacket, web gear, rifle, and helmet.
www.29thdivision.com /uniforms   (346 words)

 5th Battalion Australian Imperial Force Reenactors Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Australian WWII Pattern 44 tunics can also be used to make a tunic (You must altar the uniform by making the two bottom bellows pockets.).
WWII Australian straight leg pants are the same material and color and can be used for reenactment purposes.
The are bound with cotton twine or extra P-08 equipment straps and slung from the shoulder (or attached to the P-08 gear) with leather or rope straps.
members.cox.net /anzac1914/authenticity.html   (5235 words)

 Memoirs of Herb Bach, Tech Rep, Northwest Field, Guam, WWII   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
It was only two miles from Harmon field to the 20th AF headquarters and soon we pulled up to the front of a large flat building which had a sign out in front marked "Headquarters 20th AAF".
The 331st and the 502nd Group were on the north side of the field and the 501st and 16th Group were on the south side.
This air strip was connected to the B-29 base - Isely Field by a long taxi strip but we taxied over to the north end of the air strip where there was a group of large quonset huts which served as the ATC terminal.
315bw.cargodog.net /Herb_Bach.htm   (26399 words)

 I Am Having Trouble With Battles Involving U.S. and German WWII Equipment
Few of the guns were new, but most had been around as field artillery or AA pieces at the start of the timeframe.
At the beginning of the war, most armies considered a different gun was necessary to fire explosives at troops and solid shell at armour.We see this reflected in various armies.
From what I have seen in your equipment list pages your Green Army WWII equipment is at a disatvantage compared to the Gray Army.
www.fortunecity.com /meltingpot/east/1201/war_game_discussion_wwii.htm   (1861 words)

 Belgian Tourist Office - official website - your definitive source of travel information on Belgium
The museum collection contains equipment removed from the battlefield in the vicinity and many photographs, as well as a rare collection of three dimensional photo images in viewing boxes.
The museum houses a collection of all kinds of arms and equipment of the 1914-18 war, as well as a collection of uniforms, furniture and other equipment of all the armies who were involved in the battles of Ypres.
A list of all war cemeteries in Belgium with pictures.
www.visitbelgium.com /worldwar.htm   (1329 words)

 DarrylD's WWII Army Jeep Project Journal - Reference Library List
A must have parts breakdown list of every assembly and subassembly of the WW2 jeep, down to the specifications for the correct nuts and bolts you need to buy at the hardware store.
Focuses mostly on field modifications and tips submitted by motorpool G.I.s who actually kept the jeeps rolling during the war.
While a very interesting read, the contents are focused more on serious off-road use of later model Jeeps and not applicable to a collector WWII jeep that spends its time on dry pavement and in a garage waiting for the next parade.
members.aol.com /Museum1945/library.htm   (1591 words)

 GERMAN MILITARY COLLECTIBLES REFERENCE - M1943 FIELD JACKET - WWII   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
During the early days of the war many of the uniforms across the US armed forces were not truly standardized.
In addition, the current field jacket was not providing the type of protection desired by the soliders.
The design of the M43 jacket was so successful that the US armed forces today wear field jackets whose designed can be traced back to the M43.
quanonline.com /military/military_reference/american/m43_jacket.html   (363 words)

 Best of History Web Sites: World War II History (WWII)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
This Dicovery Channel interactive exhibit includes an interactive tour of the famous WWII battleship, a Flash presentation on "The Final Days'" discussion of the findings and historical relevance by James Cameron, a quiz and a "video peek" at the film.
This site includes interviews with leading historians in the field as well as historical photographs and video footages, and a number of other documented materials such as newspaper articles, diaries of former Japanese soldiers and American missionaries who were in Nanking when the incident took place, and the judgment of the Tokyo War Crimes Trial.
Maps of World War II Maps of World War II provides an overview of WWII through a collection of maps that present the battles and campaigns fought in the various theatres of war.
www.besthistorysites.net /WWII.shtml   (3882 words)

 The Telegraph Office -- for Telegraph Key Collectors and Historians
List of Semi-Automatic Key (bug) Manufacturers: Did you know there were 60 plus makers of bugs in the U.S. alone?
Jame's Doty's list of Telegraph companies: A comprehensive list from the very beginning of the telegraph business.
Teenage telegrapraphers during WWII: Young boys and girls answered their countrie's call when older men were called to war.
www.telegraph-office.com /tel_off-page.html   (2958 words)

 USMC Fighting Squadrons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
After spending a few months ther learning its equipment and assignment, it would go overseas for its first six-week combat tour.
But any one pilot was only obligated to fly two combat tours; fliers on the sick or injured list during the first or second tours would fly the third tour.
At the completion of the third combat tour, i.e after about 8 months of front line service, the squadron would be broken up.
www.acepilots.com /usmc_sqns.html   (1759 words)

 Remains Returned List WWII
Harris was officially listed as killed in action, but the location of his body was unknown.
Cloe lists the crew of the PBY-5A, assigned to Patrol Squadron 43, as pilot Warrant Officer Leland Davis, co-pilot Ensign Robert F. Keller, Petty Officers 3rd Class Albert L. Gyorfi, Robert A. Smith and Elwin Alford, Petty Officer 2nd Class John H. Hathaway, and Hall.
The remains of 19 World War II Marine Raiders killed in action on Butaritari Island (Makin Atoll) and listed as missing in action since August 1942 were recently identified, and have been returned to their families.
www.pownetwork.org /remret2.htm   (7880 words)

 NetShrine - Interesting items from the mailbag.
Most of the men on your list weren't good enough long enough, but I want to plug (Johnny) Sain because he won 20 or more in 4 of the first 5 years after WWII, peaking at 24 in 1948 when his team won the NL pennant.
I'm going to guess all of their fielding skills were good-to-excellent, at least during their peak years, and they all are mainly identified with the team they had their peak years with.
He was a great man on and off the field, one of only 6 Yankee captains ever, and provided offensive firepower and defensive stability to one of the few Yankee generations not to capture a World Series.
www.netshrine.com /mailbag.html   (10537 words)

 GI Intelligence Dept
Souvenirs of the Pacific - WWII Japanese Repro Uniforms, and some Allied stuff: demo blocks, hawkins mines, and gas brassards.
World War II Airborne Operations Discussion List - This list discusses all aspects of World War II airborne operations, both Allied and Axis.
Discussion of all aspects WWII airborne operations are appropriate topics for this list.
www.hardscrabblefarm.com /ww2/ww2_home.htm   (2956 words)

 Reenactment Equipment
If you are just starting out, this equipment list can seem very daunting.
The members of G Co. have a wealth of extra equipment items, uniforms, and weapons that a new recruit can borrow while learning reenacting and compiling their own inventory of items.
Uniform and equipment decisions by the Unit Authenticity Officer are final.
137thinfantry.org /gear.htm   (353 words)

 WWII Signal Corps Communications Equipment Pictures
WWII Pacific Island Guide : A Geo-Military Study Covers all Pacific islands involved in WWII, a detailed, single source of information on virtually every geo-military aspect of the Pacific Theater.
These photos of Communications Equipment used in the Pacific by the Signal Corps are from the scrapbooks of Lt. Colonel O. Howard Davidsmeyer, Sr.
Any assistance you could provide in helping identify these pictures would be appreciated.
aboutww2.com /images   (282 words)

 Photography Articles by RIT Faculty Members
This is an eclectic list including some recent as well as "vintage" articles by several current and past members of the faculty of the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences at RIT and guests.
It is, however, a low cost solution to solving visualization of density gradients, a system with good sensitivity to visualize convection patterns in liquids or gases such as warm air rising from a flame or heated object and ultimately it is also a powerful tool for teaching many optics related principles.
This is a condensed version of the Conical Strip article listed above (and which was published in the IAPP newsletter in 1996) of how a strip camera with film revolving behind a slit-aperture was designed and used for novel panoramic images.
www.rit.edu /~andpph/articles.html   (4153 words)

 Women in World War II
The Chief Nurse at Hickam Field, 1st Lt. Annie G. Fox, was the first of many Army nurses to receive a Purple Heart and the Bronze Star.
Four days after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and twenty three years after the idea of women in the military was born, the Bureau of the Budget stopped objecting, planners began to plan and cooperation suddenly became the watchword.
One seriously doubts that they would be in whites with red and blue capes while prisoners but the point was being made to appeal to defense workers.
userpages.aug.com /captbarb/femvets5.html   (1359 words)

 Food History News - Editor's Notebook
The short list of books will be announced on September 15, 2005 on the University of Guelph web site.
If I had it to do over again, I would have listed all the dishes and food we share, by class, no matter where we are located, and then I would have teased out the variations from place to place, to see what ones had to do with soil, climate, ethnic effects etc...
Historians and scholars in related fields are encouraged to submit proposals for all types of presentation formats, and interdisciplinary collaborations are particularly encouraged.
www.foodhistorynews.com /notebook.html   (11859 words)

 AMERICAN MILITARY COLLECTIBLES REFERENCE - WWII   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The M1910A1 artillery scope was employed by the US Army as a tool to adjust artillery fire.
Like many other pieces of equipment of WWII.
The main body of the scope is manufactures by a very unlikely company; a clock maker.
www.quanonline.com /military/military_reference/american/m1910a1_scope.html   (188 words)

 Member's Uniform Checklist
The men ot the WWII Tenth Mountain Division used a wide variety of uniforms and equipment during the War.
Some of it was experimental, some was limited issue, and some was standard WWII G.I. Issue.
The list below will give you an idea of some typical items a soldier may have had.
members.aol.com /tlhl41/tenthmtn11.html   (94 words)

 User added Links at Avitop.com
AeroLocker.com specialises in rare and unique WWII and post-war aircraft, original parts and memorabilia for collectors, restorers and enthusiasts.
Air Combat in WW2 and how each of the main fighters in the Europe and Pacific theater would fare against their opponents in a dogfight.
The list ranks aviation sites depending on the average amount of visitors they receive.
www.avitop.com /links/userlinks.asp?let=a   (2067 words)

 SBC Knowledge Network Explorer: Videoconference Adventures
In that program students listen to the experiences of WWII pilots, study maps, analyze strategy and learn about the strides taken to desegregate the US Military.
It is a national center for research into the lives of the early 19th century settlers of the Old Northwest Territory.
Students involved in the operation of the videoconferencing equipment are learning in two ways - technical skills and content skills.
www.kn.pacbell.com /wired/vidconf/adventures.html   (8933 words)

 Military/Info War Department Field Manual Photocopy Master List
FM 5-15 Field Fortifications (14 February 1944); 267 pages, 117 illus.
FM 6-130 Field Artillery Reference Data (1940); 122 pages, 33 illus.
FM 11-20 Signal Corps Field Manual Organization and Operations in the Corps, Army, Theater of Operations, and GHQ(1940)(+Change 1); 128 pages, 33+ illus.
www.military-info.com /mphoto/Manuallist/Fmwar.htm   (4219 words)

 Jacques Littlefield Military Vehicle Collection. Page 1 of 3
Littlefield by e-mail, and requested permission to visit his unique collection of military equipment.
Jacques Littlefield's workshop is a field hospital for military vehicles.
The hunt for tanks takes adventurous collectors to such far-flung spots as the Australian outback, where American and British tanks were shipped after World War II for use as farm equipment.
www.mishalov.net /military-vehicles/military-vehicles.html   (3102 words)

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