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Some feldflasche history

Article about: After my little write-up on the breadbag types I thought I might do a wartime history of the water canteen ( feldflasche ) variants based on the few I own. These are just the standard size s

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    Is there an exact date when the bakelite cup was introduced for infantry (as in not Gebirgsjager or Medic)? AFAIK it was in 41, but when in '41?

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    Jean-Phillipe Borg in his German Combat Equipment book does not say. ..
    And he is our resident expert.
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    Jean-Phillipe Borg in his German Combat Equipment book does not say. ..
    And he is our resident expert.
    Yea, I have recently acquired that wonderful book, but unfortunately it doesn't say. Any photos or such would be welcome. I've heard that they were used as early as 1937...

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    Great thread - here are my recent pickups...
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    Looking for following WWII German items:
    - anything dealing with Allenstein (Olsztyn) and Wehrkreis I in East Prussia,
    - entrenching tool carrier (straight and folding),
    - forestry and hunting items,

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