As the visible stitchings around the rivets (as seen on the photo) did not appear before the end of 1943, there may be a problem with the 1941 dated leather O-ring protection....the person who fitted the backstrap to the Y-straps did not have a lot of knowledge about WWII german fieldgear....funny...
"I didn't use any weapon in combat during the war, but i killed hundreds, perhaps thousands of men...they're now at the bottom of the sea"
Walter Borg (ex-MI6) Agent and radio operator in Malta, Tunisia and Italy between 1941 and 1945. Arrested twice, tortured twice, escaped twice, survived the war...
"The future torments us, the past holds us, that is why the present escapes us."
In Memoriam :
Laurent Huart (1964-2008)
08-17-2013 02:45 PM