WWII US Army First Aid Pouch -
The first aid pouch was one of the most common field gear items of WWII. Every soldier was issued one. Of canvas construction,
the pouch was built in the shape of an envelope. Designed to carry a metal
Carlisle medical kit , which contained basic needs
for first aid (bandage). The idea was to provide a stop gap for the wounded soldier. Buy some time until he was taken to
a medical facility. Some of the early kits may have come with morphin to be applied in cases of severe wounds to alleviate the
In addition to the Carlisle kit. Other type of bandages
may have been carried in the pouch. Including those meant for bigger
first aid kits.
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