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US camo parachute scarf

Article about: hiya guys got this today ive been assured that this WAS cut from a WW2 parachute not a post war version in exactly the same way as they would have done after their first successful combat ju

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    Hi Tim, Nylon replaced silk during the war. Bear in mind that silk came mainly from the Far East and so silk production was denied to the Allies due to the Japanese sucesses there.

    Cheers, Ade.

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    Aaaahh.. I see... thanks Ade... I had no idea and have simply assumed that all chutes manufactured during the war were silk.. and also assumed that once the supply lines were cut in the far east American manufactured.... thanks for clearing that up for me

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