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Britain Since the 1930s

by Mandy Barrow
 
 
   
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What was the Soldiers kit in World War 2?

The soldiers carried much of their kit around with them. They were supplied with clothes, boots, weapons and a personal kit.

Soldiers carried a water-bottle, ammunition pouches, entrenching tool (spade), a groundsheet and a haversack containing; mess-tin, tinned rations, extra iron rations, spare socks and laces.

The main rifle used by the infantry (foot soldiers) was the Lee Enfield 303 pictured above.

A Soldiers kit


Contents of the bag
Contents of the bag

wash kit
wash kit

food rations
food rations

shoessoles of shoes


 
 
     
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