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Nice kit Dave. thumbsup.gif

 

What else did you find?

 

Cheers

 

Martyn


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Mart,

 

Its not complete[missing some bandages and one or two other bits] but get this.....there is snake bit kit and insect repelant so it looks like they have made 1 set for arctic and jungle for use in both areas :D

 

2 OD3 etool covers[boyt 43 :thumbsup: ] and breslee 43,

load of shelter pins,

leather palm gloves,

cupple of pair grey shoe pack socks[tar Ken],

 

 

Nothing much else as i wanted this and a bc1000A which i'm getting thursday[hopefully].

 

Dave.


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Hi Dave

 

If it helps here is a list of contents for the ARCTIC FIRST-AID KIT as listed in FM 21-11 FIRST AID FOR SOLDIERS April 7, 1943

 

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The snake bite kit for the JUNGLE FIRST-AID KIT is made by SAUNDERS and I have posted pictures of mine in the Ref section under "Snake bite kits".

 

From your picture it looks like you have a contents list on the inside of the lid, does it list a snake bite kit and malaria tablets?

 

Cheers

 

Martyn


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missing is..

 

1 pack sodium chloride &dextros tablets

1 container acid acetylsaicyclc 5gr tablets

1 " multivitamin

3 pack foille

1 pack morphine tartate

1 roll adhisive plaster

12 pack sulfadiazine tabs.

 

loads of extras and a tube of asprins.

 

Who's got the above spare to sell??

 

Dave.


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Mart,

Its not complete[missing some bandages and one or two other bits] but get this.....there is snake bit kit and insect repelant so it looks like they have made 1 set for arctic and jungle for use in both areas :D

Dave.

 

Dave,

The insect repellent and snake bite kit may indeed be for the arctic kit. In the summer time the arctic is filled with blood sucking mosquitoes, flies and gnats. One of the requirements for pilot's survival kits in Alaska is insect repellent with 100% DEET.

The snake bite kit may be for the infamous rare and deadly "snow snake".

BEAR

 

edit: My mistake... the "snow snake" does not kill with its bite.

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The snake bite kit may be for the infamous rare and deadly "snow snake".

BEAR

 

edit: My mistake... the "snow snake" does not kill with its bite.

 

Bilko / Dave, don't worry about the ' snow snake' mentioned above just keep a watch out for those ' one-eyed trouser snakes', they can be deadly. hee hee.

 

Good to see you at the show, and that you were pleased with the grey socks you got from me. Impressed with your medical case and contents I saw it at your stand but didn't guess that it would be so full of the kit.

 

Cheers ( Lewis )


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Young enough to care and enjoy militaria - Old enough to remember as surplus

 

" Life's too short for reproductions "

 

 

Life is like a tank of gas, the closer you get to a quarter tank, the faster it goes 

 

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Her a nice AAC grouping i'd like to share with you all:

 

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It is a complete named uniform grouping with photoalbum, a bible with rosary, his dogtags and more!

 

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Just a quick impression... I'm very happy with this grouping! He was a airplane mechanic and he served in the PTO and the Philipines.


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Great grouping, Peter.

As I told you, USAAF is not my field of interest, but I sure can appreciate a grouping like this.

 

Thanks for sharing.

 

Erwin


704th Tank Destroyer Battalion

 

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