U.S WW2 WATERPROOF RIFLE OR CARBINE COVER ORIGINAL APRIL 3 1944
AMERICAN WWII ISSUE WATERPROOF BAG ORIGINAL FOR RIFLES AND CARBINES
These were used on D-day and other amphibious operations to keep water and sand out of the troops' weapons during landings.
This bag will fit M1 Garands, M-1 Carbines, Springfields, B.A.R.s, and possibly.30 cal MG's.
These are stamped April 3, 1944, just before D-Day.
So made for D-Day invasion but were unissued.
A great original piece of WWII history
Cover. waterproof, Rifle
Spec. P.O.D. NO. 377A
Order dated April 3, 1944,
Philadelphia Q.M. Depot
Purch. Order 9040