VietnamGear.com
Click on thumbnail for full-size photo

M1943 Intrenching Tool Cover 2nd pattern

  • Specification
  • J.Q.D.-454
The 2nd version of the M1943 intrenching shovel carrier was introduced in 1944 and improved upon the original design with three rows of eyelets on the back that allowed the double-hook’' position to be adjusted. The top two eyelets were used when attaching the carrier to a field pack or haversack; the middle eyelets were employed when affixing it to a belt and the lower eyelets for hanging the carrier from a rucksack.

Like its predecessor the sides were reinforced with eight rivets and a lift-the-dot fastener secured the flap. The M1943 carrier and was mainly used by the Marine Corps in Vietnam.

More Intrenching Tools / Machetes

Related Gear on eBay

US M1956 M-1956 Entrenching Tool Cover Vietnam Era Shovel Carrier
$15.29
End Date: Thursday Apr-9-2020 0:51:44 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $15.29
Buy It Now | Add to watch list
Reconditioned Entrenching Trifold Shovel w/ Vietnam War Nylon Shovel Cover (New)
$13.95
End Date: Thursday Apr-30-2020 18:42:46 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $13.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list
USGI M1956 Intrenching tool carrier shovel pouch Vietnam era canvas
$12.00
End Date: Monday May-4-2020 17:33:46 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $12.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list
US M1956 Entrenching Tool Cover Vietnam Era Shovel Carrier
$19.95
End Date: Monday Apr-13-2020 20:43:45 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $19.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list