[United States, World War 2]

USMC WWII Carlisle Dressing circa 1944

$19.99

New Old Stock Condition

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Towards the end of WWII the Army and Marine Corps stopped ordering Carlisle dressings in metal tins. This was a cost savings when ordering hundreds of thousands or a million dressings.   The Army carlisle switched to one in a waxed cardboard sleeve.

The Navy Marine issue switched to a tough foil like pouch.   This one has a US Navy stock number  on it 2-396 on the front. All Navy medical supplies like this were given a stock number which began with 2.  The Navy ordered all medical supplies, including Carlisle dressings as the USMC did not have a Medical Corps.

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