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Article about: Don't know if these have been posted here before. But I found them very informative. Show and tell, with the men that used the equipment 37' pattern webbing: The Denison smock: Airborne helm

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    Default Veterans, show and tell - British equipment.

    Don't know if these have been posted here before. But I found them very informative.

    Show and tell, with the men that used the equipment

    37' pattern webbing:


    The Denison smock:


    Airborne helmet and beret:


    Fairbairn-Sykes fighting knife:


    The toggle-rope:


    There are many others, but these were some of the best.
    Πόλεμος πάντων μεν πατήρ εστί, πάντων δε βασιλεύς.

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    Great series of films, i watched a few of them at the weekend!...
    It's a wasted trip baby. Nobody said nothing about locking horns with no Tigers.



    I'm Spartacus, not really i'm Paul!...

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    That should be a TV series!

    Oz.

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    Hi guys,the first bloke is Norman Mitchell,6th battalion Grenadier Guards,he would of fought with my granddad on monte Camino in Italy.
    Normans trying to get back out to Camino next September,cant wait to see him there if he can make it.
    Whilst i was out in Italy in September, we got talking to two Italian lads that had been metal detecting,they had been searching around an area named Grenadier wood,were they found a grenadier helmet,they gave the helmet to us and Norman presented it to the guards museum,London,https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bQl8rrdLZtA
    ill post some pics of the helmet for you to look at,the helmets been sprayed with machine gun fire,poor lad!to hold something like that is breath taking to me.
    Many thanks Adam

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    Hi heres the pics of the helmet
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