WWII US Army Medical Surgical Instruments Bag - roll No 1
This is a US Army field gear item. As issued during World War two. This is a US Army field surgical instruments
carrying bag. Of canvis construction. Khaki color. Multiple pockets. Nicely black ink marked. Two straps
are provided to secure the roll in the closed position.
Field surgery during WWII was more adavnced than that used in previous wars. More soldiers live's were saved
thanks to better technologyu and advancements in medicine.
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The front flap has the following nomenclature stamped with black ink:
General operating |
Roll No 1
The fact that this roll is listed as number one seems to indicate the possibility that
additional rolls were employed by medical personnel in the field.
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When the roll is fully extended it reveals two canvis straps sewn at about mid-point. Each
strap has a series of loops. This is where the operating medical instruments were secured.
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