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Equipment used mainly by the military (Army, Waffen-SS, Navy and Luftwaffe) in combat operations. Often used by political formations like the SA, NSKK, RAD & HJ in training and home guard defense. Anything carried or worn in the field deemed essential-equipment for completion of the mission as hand: rucksack, backpack, canteen, pouches, bread bag, shelter quarter, belt, sling, bag, mess kit, compass, radio, camouflage items, equipment for weapons, ammunition & explosives, signaling items and gear for operations in particular climates, Gas Mask, Bayonet, Shovel, T-Handle, web gear, field gear, US Army, USMC, US Navy, Marine Corps, AAF, USAAF, CBI, Airborne, SF, Ranger, 1SSF, camouflage

WWII Japanese Army Model 97 Hand Grenade

1 1937 pattern fragmentation grenade used by Japanese troops until the end of the war. 10cm high and a 5cm diameter with a cylindrical cast iron body, painted black, with ten columns of five serrations along its sides. A 40mm diameter plate,  with a ten-pointed "sunburst" design impressed into its surface that screws into the top of the grenade. A brass fuse assembly, with its crimped brass cap and safety pin with its short cord still attached to it. Totally INERT collector item-SOLD



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