AMERICAN T-HANDLE SHOVEL M-1910
This shovel was copied from an original. Marked "US" on the neck of the steel blade. Sturdy construction.
Also known as an entrenching tool. The M-1910 was the first e-tool used by the American armies. Used for a wide varied of jobs, from filling trenches, filling sandbags, digging holes or graves and as a simple tool for chopping wood. Soldiers took to sharpening the edges of these shovels making them effective combat weapons also.
This can be worn on the M36 pistol belt or the back of the M928 haverstock. An indispensable piece of military equipment during WWI and WWII.