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KEVIN LYLES
VIETNAM: US UNIFORMS IN COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHS

US ARMY SHOULDER SLEEVE INSIGNIA
shown in the form most commonly used

(1) 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile) USST
(2) 1st Infantry Division
(3) 4th Infantry Division USST
(4) 5th Infantry Division VM
(5) 9th Infantry Division USST
(6) 23rd Infantry Division (Americal) USST
(7) 25th Infantry Division USST
(8) 82nd Airborne Division
(9) 101 st Airborne Division
(10) 173rd Airborne Brigade USST
(11) I Field Force, Vietnam USST
(12) II Field Force, Vietnam USST
(13) Special Forces
(14) 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment VM
(15) 1 st Aviation Brigade USST
(16) 11th Infantry Brigade (Light) VM
(17) 196th Infantry Brigade (Light) USST
(18) 189th Infantry Brigade (Light) USST
(19) 199th Infantry Brigade (Light) VM
(20) 44th Medical Brigade VM
(21) Military Assistance Command, Vietnam USST
(22) US Army, Vietnam USST
(23) 20th Engineer Brigade VM
(24) 1 st Logistical Command USST

(USST = US Subdued Twill; VM = Vietnamese Manufacture)

PACKS AND CONTENTS

Three of the most commonly used packs with a range of items which might be carried in them or attached externally:

(1) M1941 Marine Corps haversack
(2) Lightweight rucksack
(3) Tropical rucksack
(4) Marine Corps woollen shirt
(5) Marine Corps boot socks (1965/6)
(6) Marine Corps 'Mitchell' pattern tent shelterhalf
(7) Sectional pole, pegs, guyline for tent shelterhalf
(8) Vietnamese-made soapdish, toothbrush and holder
(9) Marine Corps NCO's notebook
(10) Vietnamese-made notebook
(11) Spare bootlaces
(12) Vietnamese-made sewing kit
(13) Laminated field procedure cards
(14) Early pattern rubberized poncho
(15) Pneumatic air matress
(16) Boxer-style drawers
(17) LRRP ration pack
(18) Individual C-ration meal box and contents
(19) M1942 machete in M1967 sheath
(20) MX991/U angle-head flashlight
(21) Cushion-sole boot socks
(22) Vietnamese-made plastic cigarette box
(23) Post Exchange purchase handkerchief
(24) AN/PRC-25 radio
(25) Nylon sandbags
(26) Wet weather poncho liner
(27) Grenades: M18 coloured smoke, M8 white smoke, M14 incendiary, with packing cases
(28) Issue towel
(29) Second pattern 2 quart collapsible canteen
(30) Bandolier of 7.62mm linked ammunition
(31) Box of seven 20-round M16 magazines
(32) Emergency air marker panel
(33) Floatation bladder
(34) First pattern 2 quart collapsible canteen
(35) 5 quart collapsible canteen/floatation bladder

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