im starting this topic since no one else have writen or posted much about USMC gear
used in the cold regions.
i will post pictures of the gear i have in my collection based on my memory and pictures
from the annual exersices USMC held in norway in the time frame :1970 to 2000.
first out is these:
early 1970s, gear used in that time :m67 web gear,cotton snow suit,vb boots,helmet with mitchel cover.
od helmet liner,cold weather parka with the white linning and coyote hood.
start of 1980s, gear used in that time:alice webbing,helmet with woodland cover or rdf/erdl
cold weather parka with regular liner like the m65 jacket.fake fur trim on the hood
vb boots,leather gloves with liners.cotton snow suit.
-cold weather mittens was also used by the usmc in these time period:
there will also come more about: specialy arctic gear/items like snow shoes.rations and al other gear the usmc used
in norway or other places in cold weather conditions.
best from ken,norway
input like pictures of gear and other info about the usmc in arctic is very welcome!