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Warm Weather Gear
Armed Forces History, Division of History of Technology, National Museum of American History

Warm Weather Gear

Catalog #: 79399M    Accession #: 320748
Credit: Division of Military History and Diplomacy, National Museum of American History

Dimensions / Weight

Dimensions: 31.5" H x 18.5" W

Physical Description

Model 1941 herringbone twill warm weather jacket and matching herringbone twill trousers. Herringbone twill cap.

Specific History

This type of warm weather gear was worn by soldiers during the Korean War. On hot and humid summer days in Korea, temperatures often topped 100°Fahrenheit.


Keywords

Country: Korea
War: Korean War
Service: Army
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