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VINTAGE US ARMY M-1943 M43 FIELD JACKET WITH HOOD 1970'S SIZE WOMAN 14L

$100.00

On August 12, 1943, the enlisted man’s prayers were answered. The arrival of the M-43 was a much-anticipated event and indicative of a more thoughtful phase in the design of infantry uniforms.

Lightweight like its predecessor, the M-1943 served essentially as a wind breaking layer that could be worn in any number of climates. Unlike its predecessor, the G.I.’s needs were actually considered during its design. More pockets, more versatility, and a darker shade of green to get people to stop calling soldiers Brown Jobs. The most important thing about the jacket was the layers that could be worn under it.

Issue Date : 1970's
Color : OG-107 Olive Green Shade 107
Material : 50% Cotton, 50% Nylon
Manufacturer : Greenbrier Industries, Inc.
SIZE: 14L
(size on tag so please check all measurement below)
23' ARMPIT TO ARMPIT
17.5' SHOULDER TO SHOULDER
18' ARMPIT TO BOTTOM HEM
25' SLEEVE LENGTH
29.5' NECK TO BOTTOM
VERY GOOD CONDITION NEAR MINT CONDITION
BUT PLEASE CHECK ALL PICTURES