WWII Gear

  1. FROM THE MOVIE THE FURY

      History and Design of the U S. WWII M-1938 Tanker Helmet   Tanks were first placed into battle during WW1. At this time they were of limited numbers, extremely slow, unreliable and still undergoing major development. With headway being made during the inter war years on the design of tanks they became an extremely important weapon in WWII and...
  2. THE GERMAN BELT BUCKLE

      Everything you ever wanted to know about the German Belt Buckle!! The German WW11 Belt Buckle was a basic addition to the Soldier or Officer’s uniform. There were well over 100 different types and designs of belt buckles issued in WW2 and even non-military belt buckles were made with a Swastika.  Just about every organization of the military developed...
  3. HISTORY OF THE GERMAN COMBAT HARNESS OR Y-STRAP

    GERMAN SOLDIER WEARING THE COMBAT  LEATHER Y-STRAP The German WWII combat harness, suspenders or Y-strap was an everyday standard piece of the German soldier’s equipment during the war to allow the soldier to carry a wide range of heavy gear. This allowed for a more equal distribution of weight onto the soldier’s shoulders so that they could carry more at...
  4. THE GERMAN WW2 MP40 SLING

    Original WW2 MP40 slings were made of leather and either dyed brown or black and came with the cross-hatch “ricasso” pattern. The MP40 sling measures approximately one inch wide and is roughly 47.5 inches in total length. This sling is similar to the K98 sling in many ways including the length but the biggest difference between them is the holes...

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