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French M78/F1 Lègion Etrangère

Article about: Hello everyone, I want to show to you this French M78/F1 of Lègion Etrangère . Time ago I met a former a ex Italian legionnaire and when he learned that I was a collector gave me a box with

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    Quote by James C View Post
    many thanks Roberto ,my canteen cap chain has been deliberately wrapped in tape for reasons im unsure
    We used to do it too (Danish army).
    Wrap and / or pad everything (with tape, paper-towels) where metal meets metal.
    If you are on patrol, you want to be as silent as possible. Sound and light travels far in the dark.

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    James, I think that what 37Webbing says is the explanation.


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    You are more than welcome oldsteel , this canteen does indeed fit in with the equipment used during this time frame.

    James I assume the chain has been taped to stock it rattling about and making a noise...basic "stealth" techniques

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