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#1 must

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Posted 08 May 2004 - 08:46 AM

Did this pouch that held 4-5 mags. loosely inside, was it really used in WW2? I looked in 'American Thunder' & also in a TCN newsletter that was talking about WW2 canvas and didn't see it listed in either one. Any idea where I could get one (if it was really used & is documented as such)? Thanks in advance. Brent huh.gif
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Posted 08 May 2004 - 02:43 PM

I have one marked "Hoosier 1942." They were popular with Parachute Infantry units where they replaced rigger made pouches after Normandy. Remember that the TO&E called for a pretty small number of Thompsons as opposed to M-1 Rifles in "leg" units. Capacity is 6 30 rd. mags.

Edited by LSU Tiger, 08 May 2004 - 02:52 PM.

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Posted 09 May 2004 - 02:00 PM

An interesting type is made by Bayonet, Inc. . They've come up with the British made version.
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