Tanker Uniforms In WW II - Olive-Drab.com

  • Field Combat Uniforms: World War II - Olive-Drab.com

    Today in WW II: 15 May 1940 Dutch armies surrender to Germany. More ↓: 15 May 1942 Gas rationing begins for the Eastern United States. 15 May 1942 US Congress authorizes Women's Auxiliary Army Corps [WAAC]. 15 May 1944 Germans begin withdrawal from the Gustav Line to new positions south of Rome, Italy. Visit the Olive-Drab.com World War II Timeline for day-by-day events 1939-1945!

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  • Olive Drab Wool Field Jacket ... - US WW2 Uniforms

    WW2 overseas bars - were gold horizontal bars on an olive drab background and worn on the left sleeve 4 inches above the cuff. Each bar indicated six months of overseas service. If service stripes and/or WWI service chevrons were present, the overseas bars were positioned one half inch above them.

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  • M-60 Patton Main Battle Tank - Olive-Drab.com

    Visit the Olive-Drab.com World War II Timeline for day-by-day events 1939-1945! See also WW2 Books . Fielding of the M60A3 variant of the M-60 Patton Main Battle Tank (MBT) began in 1979, with nomenclature M60A3 Combat Tank, Full Tracked, 105 mm Gun.

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  • Tanker Uniforms in WW II - Olive-Drab.com

    Tanker Uniforms One of the distinctive features of the war that started in Europe in 1939 was the extensive employment of armored forces. The amazingly successful German Blitzkrieg technique was based in large part on the use of masses of tanks.

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  • Tanker Trousers, Combat, Winter - Olive-Drab.com

    Tankers Overalls Tank crews had specially designed trousers, helmets and other clothing to facilitate their work in cramped quarters that were always too hot or too cold. The full description of the development of clothing for armored forces is found on the page titled World War II Clothing …

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  • U.S. World War II Uniforms and Camouflage - WW2 Gear

    Our u.s. Collectors Grade World War II Army / Army Air Corps Visor Caps are the top of the line WWII collector hats on the market. Made from premium materials, these United States Army caps feature Olive Drab wool twill tops with wool mohair cap bands. Sku: 69-102801. Price: $95.95.

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  • Olive Drab MacGregor Helmet, Army, Tanker, Paratrooper | eBay

    It is a vintage MacGregor football helmet painted olive drab. It could be a WW II paratrooper training helmet although it does not look like those in contemporary photos. It could be a tanker helmet. I have seen one for sale that looks almost identical and is claimed to be a US Army tanker helmet from the 1950's, but I can't verify that either.

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  • Olive Drab On US Armor - FineScale Modeler - Essential ...

    Oct 04, 2007· It is closer to the Dark Olive Drab 41 shade when new used by the USAAC/USAAF through most of WWII. The Army (gound forces) used a lighter/greener shade (color #9). Actual preserved equipment I have seen in musuems and elsewhere (not reconditioned or repainted) tends to be a lighter grayer and greener shade of OD.

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  • Tanker Trousers, Combat, Winter - Olive-Drab.com

    Today in WW II: 2 May 1936 Italian forces enter Addis Abba, the capital of Abyssinia. More ↓: 2 May 1941 Revolution in Iraq suppressed by British [May 2-31]. 2 May 1945 British Eighth Army forces in Northern Italy reach Trieste on the Adriatic where they join Tito's Yugoslavian Communist partisans. 2 May 1945 Fall of Berlin to the Soviet Army. Visit the Olive-Drab.com World War II Timeline ...

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  • Camouflage Uniforms WW II - Olive-Drab.com

    Camouflage Uniforms in WW II. Camouflage uniforms saw limited use by the U.S. Army in World War II. They were much more prevelant with the U.S. Marine Corps in the island campaings of the Pacific, covered in the page on USMC camouflage uniforms in World War II.. Army patrol in two piece camouflage uniforms.

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  • Tanker Jacket - Olive-Drab.com

    The Tanker Jacket Lives On The Tanker Jacket was worn from early in World War II until the uniform standardization of 1979. As with a few other items of military apparel, it continued to exist just beneath the official radar long after it lost its official Stock Number.

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  • Jacket, Field M1943 - Olive-Drab.com

    The Jacket, Field M-1943 (formal name) consisted of an olive drab cotton outer shell with layers added inside as more warmth was needed. There was a pile jacket liner for extremely cold areas, while the short wool jacket (the "Ike" jacket) was worn in milder temperatures. An olive drab cotton cap, also designated M-1943, was the head cover and ...

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  • WW II HBT Coveralls - Olive-Drab.com

    WW II HBT Coveralls. Suit, One Piece, HBT, 1942. Today in WW II: 31 Mar 1939 Britain and France commit to support Poland against invasion by Nazi Germany, a pledge formally signed in London as the Polish-British Common Defence Pact, 25 August 1939. More ↓. 31 Mar 1944 Commander-in-Chief of the Japanese fleet, Fleet Admiral Mineichi Koga ...

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  • The standard name originating in the 1930’s was Olive Drab ...

    had different shades of Olive Drab; ranging from yellow to brown. As we have mentioned the Olive Drab used towards the end of the war had a glossier feature and the tone was more brown, very much different than it was at the outbreak of WW2. The color Olive Drab (OD) was the base color used by the United States Army used officially since 1917.

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  • WINTER WOOL TANKER JACKET | Man The Line

    WWII US ARMY INFANTRY & AIRBORNE WINTER WOOL TANKER JACKET-. The shell is 8 oz, cotton twill in olive drab #3. Lining is a heavy, olive brown 70/30 wool blend. The elastic cuffs and waistband keep the wind out, they are roomy and fit well, and the full length zipper quickly and completely closes the front. Features.

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  • M915 Line-Haul Tractor - Olive-Drab.com

    Today in WW II: 15 May 1940 Dutch armies surrender to Germany. More ↓: 15 May 1942 Gas rationing begins for the Eastern United States. 15 May 1942 US Congress authorizes Women's Auxiliary Army Corps [WAAC]. 15 May 1944 Germans begin withdrawal from the Gustav Line to new positions south of Rome, Italy. Visit the Olive-Drab.com World War II Timeline for day-by-day events 1939-1945!

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  • Olive Drab Uniforms - Military Clothing

    Olive Drab Uniforms. Sort by: Featured Price-high to low Price-low to high Product name- A-Z Product name- Z-A. 1. Poly-Cotton OD Green BDU Jacket. Brand: Propper. Total Price for Quantity Selected: $32.99. Sale: $12.00. Propper TAC.U Jacket - Olive Drab.

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  • Painting US Infantry Uniforms - Flames of War

    Helmet. Olive Drab (887) Jacket. Khaki (988) Contrary to popular belief, if you’ve chosen an American force, you have a wide selection of paint schemes to choose from. Be it a "Gypsy" mixture for a veteran unit or "Uniform" appearance for a freshly landed bunch …

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  • M1941, M1943 & TANKER JACKETS | Man The Line

    winter wool tanker jacket $ 129.95 FIELD GRADE REPRODUCTION WWII US ARMY INFANTRY & AIRBORNE WINTER WOOL TANKER JACKET- The shell is 8 oz, cotton twill in olive drab #3.

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  • Olive Drab Mackinaw Coat (O.D. Shade 7 ... - US WW2 Uniforms

    Liner: 26 oz. blanket wool. Yoke and sleeve lining: Silesia. This coat had 14 buttons: 8 x double breasted front closure, 1 x 2 cuff tab hold downs, 1 x 2 cuff adjustments, 1 x throat tab hold down, and 1 x collar to engage the throat tab. Outer: Olive Drab Shade 7. The quartermaster label was located on the inside of the right pocket or on the ...

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  • WW II Armored Forces: Tanker Helmet - Olive-Drab.com

    The U.S. tanks of World War II were very small inside, too small for the crew to wear the standard M-1 helmet.A special purpose Tanker Helmet was developed with these specifications: 1) fits inside an M-1 helmet when shrapnel protection …

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  • olive drab - KiwiModeller .COM

    Jan 08, 2015· Uniforms or vehicles? I'm sure that 'Olive Drab', a member here, will have a good knowledge of the variety of Olive Drab colours used by US Forces during WWII in particular. A number of model paint manufacturers do a variety of sets of these colours. If you are looking for accuracy, do your research first. There is no single Definitive Olive Drab.

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  • WW II Armored Forces: Tanker Helmet - Olive-Drab.com

    The U.S. tanks of World War II were very small inside, too small for the crew to wear the standard M-1 helmet.A special purpose Tanker Helmet was developed with these specifications: 1) fits inside an M-1 helmet when shrapnel protection is needed, 2) equipped with microphone and earphones, with connecting jacks, 3) protected the crewman's head from hits on the steel interior.

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  • Russian armor color...what's more accurate??? - FineScale ...

    Dec 28, 2007· The prevailing opinions about US olive drab have been revised recently, so it seems reasonable that there will be variations in shade, weathering, etc. Look how long it has taken to recognize secondary shades on US armor from WW2, as well as some other camo schemes ( Reichswehr/Heer pre-war was 3 tone, not just panzer gray ).

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  • JAPANESE ARMOUR, and TANK CREW UNIFORM COLOURS …

    Camouflage Summary Colors will be referred to in their common English terms (e.g., “Khaki”) followed by Japanese equivalent terms. Early Period 1937-1942 (China, SE Asia, Home Islands, SW Pacific): Three tone scheme of base colour Khaki Drab (Tsuchi kusa-iro), Dark Brown (Tsuchi-iro), and Light

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  • The Olive Drab Garden - Part 1 - TCA e-Train

    Olive drab was the color of the standard fighting uniform for U.S. GIs and military vehicles during World War II. U.S. soldiers often referred to their uniforms as "OD's" due to the color. The color used at the beginning of the war by the US Army was officially called Olive Drab #3, which was replaced by the darker Olive Drab #7 by 1944, and ...

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  • Painting US Infantry Uniforms - Flames of War

    Helmet. Olive Drab (887) Jacket. Khaki (988) Contrary to popular belief, if you’ve chosen an American force, you have a wide selection of paint schemes to choose from. Be it a "Gypsy" mixture for a veteran unit or "Uniform" appearance for a …

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  • WW II Armored Forces: Tanker Helmet - Olive-Drab.com

    Tankers, Ft. Knox, KY, June 1942. The whole shell was painted olive drab as issued but some were also painted other colors to indicate rank or special roles. The leather was natural tan color, not dyed. Rawlings was the manufacturer of the Tanker Helmet.

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  • Tanker Trousers, Combat, Winter - Olive-Drab.com

    Today in WW II: 2 May 1936 Italian forces enter Addis Abba, the capital of Abyssinia. More ↓: 2 May 1941 Revolution in Iraq suppressed by British [May 2-31]. 2 May 1945 British Eighth Army forces in Northern Italy reach Trieste on the Adriatic where they join Tito's Yugoslavian Communist partisans. 2 May 1945 Fall of Berlin to the Soviet Army. Visit the Olive-Drab.com World War II …

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  • Uniforms of the United States Army - Wikipedia

    From the early 1900s through the end of the World War II, the U.S. Army went through several styles of khaki and olive drab uniforms and, by 1954, settled on the Army Green Uniform for service dress which was eventually pulled from service in 2010. An alternate semi-dress uniform authorized for officers during the summer months, the Army Khaki ...

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  • WWII Tanker Jacket - WW2 US & German Uniforms For Sale ...

    The shell is the same olive drab no. 3 cotton twill used on the regular Tankers. The jackets feature nickel plated Talon zippers, spec labels, and tubular cuffs. Original Tanker Jackets

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  • US Army Uniforms Index

    White 50% Wool 50% Cotton Wool Drawers. Specification JJ-D-653. Specification 74. Specification 74A. Olive Drab 50% Wool 50% Cotton Wool Drawers. Specification 74A. Specification 74B. Specification 8-138. White 25% Wool 75% Cotton Winter Drawers.

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  • ATF's WWII US Army and Marine Corps reproductions

    ATF Reproduction Army HBT's. Material: cotton herringbone twill in "sage green" or olive drab No. 7. Both colors are dead-on matches to originals. There were two main colors seen in WWII HBT's. "Sage green" and a late war, darker Olive Drab #7. The Army switched to the darker shade early in 1943. Pattern and Assembly: Our patterns are made ...

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  • Belgian Military Surplus Tanker Coveralls, Olive Drab ...

    Belgian Military Surplus Tanker Coveralls, Olive Drab, Like New. Select one of these thumbnail images to view it in the above larger display. Watch the video. Listen. Belgian Military Surplus Tanker Coveralls, Olive Drab, Like New. Item # WX2-679599 . 3.3 out of 5 star rating (6 reviews)

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  • US - Militaria Plaza - WW2 Collectibles

    US M36 Musette Bag. The olive-drab coloured canvas bag is nicely U.S. stamped and maker marked and dated. The bag is named to soldier 'Robert E. Biddle' with service number '35595259'. Nice original named musette bag in good used condition! € 195,00.

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  • Tank Top - WW2 US & German Uniforms For Sale, Reproduction ...

    Reproduction WWII tank tops. These are not simply modern olive drab wife-beaters. We copied an unissued original from 1942 for pattern and color. The only difference is that originals are tubular and have no side seams. That can be produced, but would require a minimum order of several thousand of each size...so we'll have to suffer.

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