Mackinaw M1938 (Jeep Coat), 42R, 1942, ID
Superb genuine WWII US Army M1938 Mackinaw 'Jeep Coat', OD cotton, retaining its original belt and buttons. Label dated 1942, size 42. Excellent condition. The Jeep Coat was widely used on the European Theater of Operations, especially in the Battle of the Bulge during the winter 1944-1945.
The name Norman C. Nelson and service number 35746313 have been handwritten inside with mention BKS 733. Born on February 18, 1922 in Riverton, West Virginia, Normal Carl Nelson joined the US Army on December 16, 1942. He passed away on February 10, 1990 and was buried in his hometown.
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