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Richard
02-10-2015, 07:34
An interesting historical perspective and photographic display on the individual soldier's gear from the Battle of Hastings to the present.

Richard

Inventories of War: Soldiers' Kit From 1066 to 2014
Telegraph, 10 Feb 2015

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/history/world-war-one/11006139/Inventories-of-war-soldiers-kit-from-1066-to-2014.html?frame=2994148

JJ_BPK
02-10-2015, 07:50
Great reference material.
Tx Rich..

cetheridge
02-10-2015, 09:39
Richard, thanks!

(I thought those photos looked familiar. Appears that the Telegraph recycles their stories every 6 months.)

http://www.professionalsoldiers.com/forums/showthread.php?t=46591&highlight=soldier%27s+kit

Carl

Richard
02-10-2015, 10:00
Us, too, I guess. Gotta remember the damn SEARCH function. ;)

Richard

miclo18d
02-10-2015, 16:35
50 pounds of lightweight gear no matter what the era!