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Assault Pack Dated 1942 Commando

Assault Pack Dated 1942 Commando

Regular price £135.00 GBP
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The British Army WW2 Assault Pack dated 1942 was a type of military backpack used during World War II, Its origin was in Norway, It was particularly used by the Commandos and Royal Marines on D-Day. It was designed to allow soldiers to carry essential equipment and supplies during amphibious assaults, and it was an important part of the soldiers' kit as they landed on the beaches of Normandy on June 6, 1944.

The Assault Pack was made of canvas material and featured several compartments, straps, and buckles to secure its contents. It was designed to be worn on the soldier's back and could be quickly ditched in the water if needed. The pack was meant to hold items like extra ammunition, grenades, a water bottle, a gas mask, and other essential equipment. 

The Assault Pack was a crucial part of the British Army's strategy during D-Day as it allowed soldiers to carry the necessary equipment with them as they landed on the beaches. It also allowed them to move quickly and efficiently, which was critical during the early stages of the invasion.