US Army First Aid Kit -
This is a US Army field gear item. As issued during World War two. This is a first aid kit carried in the
jeeps. Complete with the metal box. Multiple compartments to carry different type of items. Nicely
marked. The kit was secured to the back of the passanger seat. A couple of metal straps ensured the
first aid kit did not move while traveling through rough terrain.
The lid of the kit had large white letters that read:
Stock No. 9777300
For emergency use only
In addition, a white circle was painted in the center with the medical caduce painted in red ink. The
words "US Army medical department" surrounded the logo.
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The lid has two snaps that secure it in the closed position. A wire handle is welded to one side. This feature
makes the kit easier to carry when dismounted from the jeep.
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This is a view of the open kit revealing all the contents. among them are multiple
bandages, gauze, disinfectant and scissors.
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