Pack, Jungle, OD 7, Goodcraft,1942, Named


Great genuine WWII US Army Jungle Pack of the OD7 cloth type. Intended for troops deployed in tropical theaters of operations, the Jungle Pack was first tested in Panama prior to being issued to various units in the Pacific in 1943 and 1944. 

In good, used condition, the present early production pack was manufactured by Goodcraft and dated 1942. Zipper is in working order. The former's owner name and address have been handwritten under the flap: Tommy Clawson953 GormanWest St. PaulMinnesota612/224-7269.

Thomas Frankin Clawson was born on March 15, 1930 in Sioux City, Iowa and joined the US Army in 1951. He went on to serve with Company B, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division and fought in Korea prior to being deployed to Japan. He earned the Combat Infantry Badge and three Bronze Stars, among other awards. He moved to 953 Gorman Avenue, West St. Paul in the 1960s with his spouse Suzanne and build a career in various Minnesota administrations, taking advantage of his free time to hunt and fish. He passed away on March 2, 2013.

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