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Epley Letter – 1943 – Army Uniforms

1943
   
Author:  Emmett Stewart Epley
Date: April 10, 1943

Subjects: World War II



Well we finally got our uniforms!  Since I know you are interested here is a complete list of what we got: (We got them about nine this morning, and I’ve just come back from lunch)

  • 1 overcoat
  • 1 blouse
  • 2 O.D. shirts
  • 2 O.D. slacks
  • 2 suntan slacks
  • 1 raincoat
  • 1 field jacket
  • 3 undershirts
  • 3 shorts
  • 2 face towels
  • 4 hankies
  • 1 O.D. field hat
  • 1 mess kit (knife, fork, spoon)
  • 1 Gillete safety razor and 5 blades
  • 1 toothbrush
  • 1 comb
  • 2 pairs of shoes
  • 3 pairs of khaki socks
  • 3 pairs of cotton work socks
  • 2 duffel bags
  • 1 shaving brush

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Location: Vault

Language: english