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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.

    Πόλεμος πάντων μεν πατήρ εστί, πάντων δε βασιλεύς.

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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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