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Is this Flask - Container US Survival Gear, if so what period? Was it for in a raft or? Richard

 

 

 

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Wanted: WWI ID'ed USMC Green Wool Uniform and ANYTHING documented to my Dad's Iwo Jima outfit: 21st Marines 3rd Div.

Items marked "Marquet, Marquett, or Marquette"

 

 

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The flask is one of two that were issued as survival gear. On the exterior is listed the contents of the flask. The flask itself, when emptied, served to hold water--a necessary ingredient for survival. It is WWII era. Jack

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Richard

 

This is a container that came with survival components and when empty could be used for a water flask.There were army and navy versions.I have the E-17 kit.There are variations in the flasks too.Some had a wire bail and some used tape to secure.

 

Here is a more detailed topic started by Dustin which shows the types of flasks and contents and model designations.Its a really informative topic.

 

 

http://www.usmilitariaforum.com/forums/index.php?/topic/8605-personal-aid-kits/?fromsearch=1

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Thank you Dustin and Ron. I read the old link interesting. Richard

Wanted: WWI ID'ed USMC Green Wool Uniform and ANYTHING documented to my Dad's Iwo Jima outfit: 21st Marines 3rd Div.

Items marked "Marquet, Marquett, or Marquette"

 

 

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2017-donor-medallion.gif

 

 

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