GERMAN WEHRMACHT AFRICA CORP TROPICAL Y-STRAPS MADE WITH BRITISH CAPTURED WEBBING
ORIGINAL BRITISH WEBBING CONVERTED INTO GERMAN Y-STRAPS DURING WWII
This is a German pair of DAK combat Y-straps which has been constructed by the Germans from captured British webbing equipment.
The Y-straps are marked but not readable. We are able to see the British arrow. There is no back strap on these Y-straps.
These British equipment items where left in 1940 when the British Expeditionary Force evacuated to the UK. The Germans sent these for recycling, by disassembling the individual pieces to turn them into various German Army equipment.
Usually produced in the Polish Ghetto of Ladz which the Germans named Wirtschaftsamt Litzmannstadt.
Very rare and hard to find original WW2 equipment.