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WH (Heer) Tropical Combat Rucksack


Wehrmacht (Heer) Tropical Combat Rucksack (Rucksack). During the war the early M34 and M39 Affe backpacks were found to be too expensive and time consuming to produce which resulted in the production of a wide variety of less expensive canvas construction combat rucksacks and backpacks. This is a mid to late war all webbing construction tropical rucksack, executed in green, 'heavy-duty' cotton and has a rounded fold over top flap. There is an affixed inner-pouch made of cotton, intended to hold some private items, like towels etc. The rucksack is nicely marked and dated 1941 on the inside. The rucksack comes together with a hard to find pair of original separate carrying straps. Nice original late-war rucksack in very good condition!

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