Can for Can

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Farrell Fox
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Can for Can

Post by Farrell Fox » Sat Nov 04, 2017 8:20 pm

1944- Soldier reading sign at 5th Army fuel dump in Italy which reads "CAN you produce an empty CAN? If you CAN we CAN supply a full CAN...CAN for CAN"

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Re: Can for Can

Post by Hammerhead » Wed Dec 06, 2017 8:16 pm

Cool photo-thanks for posting.
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Re: Can for Can

Post by Rustman » Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:50 am

Cut down M-1937 overcoat or the officer type Melton coat?

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Re: Can for Can

Post by airborne-53 » Thu Dec 07, 2017 10:39 am

Rustman wrote:
Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:50 am
Cut down M-1937 overcoat or the officer type Melton coat?

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hello
l think it's british with leather jerkin

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Re: Can for Can

Post by Rustman » Thu Dec 07, 2017 9:54 pm

Olivier,

I think you are right. Now that I look again after catching up from jet lag.

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Re: Can for Can

Post by Mark Jesic » Fri Dec 08, 2017 6:27 am

A lot of British tank crews used this type of leather jerkin, i think they were used up until the sixties. I prefer the American tankers jackets though.

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