Bag, Field, M-1936, 1943, A.R.C., Field Director Jay M. Knell


Genuine WWII US M-1936 field bag, khaki canvas, manufactured by Atlantic Products Corp. and dated 1943. Issued in lieu of the haversack to officers and other personnel such as airborne troops and armored crews. A cabin identification tag is still present, showing that the owner flew from Manila, Philippines.

Initials ARC (American Red Cross) and number I-402-A have been stenciled on the front flap. This field bag belonged to Field Director Jay M. Knell.


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