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USMC-4 ARCTIC DECADES OF GEAR & CLOTHING IN NORWAY

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#51 msgt norway

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Posted 23 March 2014 - 09:52 AM

Today im very proud:)

 

my oldest son on 14 years have realy found the interest in USMC and US military in general.

i had to make pictures for him a few days ago afther him and me visited the Warlords:

Us Marines from 2nd Marine Division Camp Lejeune North Carolina

at the exersice cold response 2014 realy close to our home :)

 

on the pictures you wil also see the new old style snow shoes used in norway back in the early 2000.

(finaly gott a pair)

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the snow shoes.

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my young marine with his 11 year old sister participating as a civilian kid getting a meal cold weather from a marine

at the exersice cold response 2014.

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last picture my son with the marpat goretex sett as a USMC MP.

 

cheers from ken and my son erlend



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Posted 31 August 2014 - 11:21 AM

finaly broke the picture code lol

 

and here are some cool USMC winter gear:

 

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flecce pullover

 

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the lw goretx jacket,so far only made in desert color

and supose to be the extreme cold weather jacket.

 

cheers from ken and erlend,norway


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Posted 31 August 2014 - 11:25 AM

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the desert flecce jacket

 

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goretex gaitors,nomex gloves

and the lw goretex trousers in desert.

the trousers have so far only been made in desert color

and meant to be the exrteme cold weather trousers

 

cheers ken and erlend,norway

 



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Posted 07 May 2015 - 10:36 AM

Here are  fresh pictures of my son Erlend displaying a US MARINES from Lima company 3rd battalion 2nd marine regiment 1

at exersice Battle Griffin Norway 1999

 

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he wears the USMC goretex and black beanie cap,vb boots

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the under wear is not pictured since we dont have the setts yet..

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now with the over whites in nylon and the flc vest rigged for rifleman

 

 

 



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Posted 07 May 2015 - 10:40 AM

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back:old style canteen covers was still in use,same with the old style

first aid kit. some units did have the new molle canteen covers

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pasgt helmet with snow cover and on the hands black goretex gloves in leather

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side view:also in use the molle combat ruck with the molle etool cover added



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Posted 07 May 2015 - 10:45 AM

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back:molle combat ruck,also on the flc buttpack

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snow shoes,these was used in a short period by the Us Marines

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side view:note the bianchi gunholster lowered on the flc



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Posted 07 May 2015 - 11:10 AM

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close up of my proud son:)

he is only 15 years old but i think he has the young marine look:)

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Posted 07 May 2015 - 11:13 AM

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and the standar mre picture:
 

Hope you fellow collectors like our pictures :) 

 

cheers from ken and Erlend in norway



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Posted 07 May 2015 - 12:12 PM

Guys I love to go through this thread.  Erlend, you look like you are having a great time with this too.

 

I look forward to more posts in the future.

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Posted 12 May 2015 - 09:36 AM

a picture of the unit my son is displaying,dated from february 7th 1999

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in this picture the marines uses knitted wool cap,but some where i have a picture of

them using the flecce cap in black

 

cheers ken and erlend in norway



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Posted 24 October 2015 - 10:38 AM

finaly i got a sett of the winter ligth weigth topp and bottom underwear in wool from the 1980s.

as far as i can see under the blackened date the bottom is 1983 date and the shirt 83 or 84 not shure.

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btw was there a extreme cold weather sett to in the same time frame?

 



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Posted 03 January 2016 - 06:45 AM

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my boy was bored and wanted to do some pictures:)

he is wearing the:ligthweight exposure suit in goretex,goretex gaiters,hardface micro flecce cap,wind pro flecce jacket,

vapor boots,manzella contact gloves,mtv with differnt pouches,lw kevlar,filbe pack

 



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Posted 14 March 2017 - 09:15 AM

finaly i got something to show you :)

the new msr snow shoes

the foldable sleepmat

and the combat bayonett

 

 

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