Australian Army Equipment Ww2

Not Often Spoken Of - Australia’s WWII Lend-Lease Program

Apr 26, 2018· Immediately following WWII, the US forces in Australia transferred the bulk of US vehicles, ammunition, aircraft, facilities and weaponry to the Australian Military Forces rather than ship it back to the United States or attempt to sell it on the global market. This was an expedient measure designed to hasten the disposal process for US command.

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Australian field equipment page 2 - Digger History

field pack. basic pouch. web belt <<< water bottle in case. The British Pattern 1944 Web Equipment was designed to replace the clumsy, noisy and heavy Pattern 1937 Equipment which was entirely unsuitable for jungle or tropical conditions. The Pattern 1944 was lighter (using mostly light alloy instead of brass fittings) and more comfortable, as well as being quicker drying and resistant to rotting.

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How effective was the Australian Army in both World Wars ...

Short answer. The Australian Army was highly regarded by Erwin Rommel. The first time the Weacht was stopped in WWII was at Tobruk. As mentioned in a previous answer Rommel replied to Hitlers demands that he defeat these “colonials” by stating....

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Australian field equipment - Digger History

In WW2 the Germans had a much better design of petrol (gasoline) can than the Brits. (and therefore the Australians & NZers who shared Brit pattern equipment). So the Brits stole the design. For that reason it is called the "Jerry" can (Jerry being the WW2 …

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Abandoned WW2 jeeps 2016. Amazing abandoned military ...

Mar 20, 2016· My partner - www.bcd-urbex.com - Best exploring abandoned placesBest abandoned military equipment 2016. Lost old rusty army cars. WW2 old rusty cars. Abandon...

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Defence and war service records | naa.gov.au

Army World War I Start your research into WWI Australian servicemen and women by exploring our collection of records. Browse our collection of service records of Australians who served with the Army in World War II.

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Australian Army during World War II - Wikipedia

The Australian Army was the largest service in the Australian military during World War II.Prior to the outbreak of war the Australian Army was split into the small full-time Permanent Military Forces (PMF) and the larger part-time Militia.Following the outbreak of war, on 14 September 1939 Prime Minister Robert Menzies announced that 40,000 members of the Militia would be called up for ...

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List of common World War II infantry weapons - Wikipedia

Lebel M1886/93 (Stored before WWII, used by the second line troops in 1939) Mosin–Nagant rifle (Used by the Polish Armed Forces in the East ) Karabinek wz. 91/98/23 (Based on Mosin–Nagant rifle , used in Invasion of Poland )

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Vintage Military Tools & Equipment Gallery

Machetes Found in Australia : This folding machete was issued during WWII to pilots in the United States Army Air Force The machete was included in the pilots' bail out bag. It locks securely and is up to the task of chopping and clearing brush. The liner lock mechanism spring is strong and shows no sign of unwanted release.

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Allied - SOUTHERN CROSS MILITARIA PTY LTD

USED Reproduction Australian WWII Dismounted Pattern Breeches Faded Size approx. 32" ... Pattern 1871 Buff Leather Equipment Heavy White Buff Leather just like the original field equipment. This is ... Reproduction US Army WWII Visor Crusher Cap Size 58cm

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Australian military uniforms and equipment | Australian ...

Australian military uniforms and equipment In March 1901, the Commonwealth Ministry of Defence took control of all the state military forces. A new Commonwealth uniform pattern was introduced in 1903 which incorporated individual regimental colours, and new …

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Dumped, buried, burnt, scrapped or saved in Australia ...

There are many "stories" circulating about military equipment and aircraft being dumped, buried, burnt, scrapped or saved after World War 2. Many of these "stories" are not true. I repeat them all here with the hope that someone will eventually be able to provide that missing bit of information that will either confirm or debunk the stories told.

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World War II Records | National Archives

Sep 23, 2020· For a comprehensive overview, see: Selected Finding Aids Related to NARA's World War II Holdings African Americans Records of Military Agencies Relating to African Americans from the Post-World War I Period to the Korean War , Reference Information Paper Casualty Lists and Missing Missing Air Crew Reports (MACRs) World War II Honor List of Dead and Missing Army and Army Air

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Military Camps/Locations in Australia during WW2

29th Australian Camp Hospital, Australian Army Darley: 30th Australian Camp Hospital, Australian Army Ballarat: 48th Australian Camp Hospital, Australian Army Watsonia: 49th Australian Camp Hospital, Australian Army Wangaratta: 50th Australian Camp Hospital, Australian Army …

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JB Military Antiques

At JB Military Antiques, we specialise in the purchase and sale of 19th & 20th century German, British, Australian & world militaria, including medals, uniforms, swords/ edged weapons, flags, unit patches/ insignia, badges, helmets/ headgear, field equipment, military books and …

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Collectable WWII Military Field Gear & Equipment for sale ...

The Living Past: Original WWII US Field Gear Equipment. World War II was one of the most significant wars in US history, and you can have a piece of that history by purchasing WWII equipment for sale on eBay. Or, if you know a WWII buff, you can pick them up some old equipment for Christmas.

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Bryburn | Surplus Military Equipment Gear and Collectibles

Bryburn Trading Co Pty Ltd has a large collection of surplus military gear and collectibles from overseas agents and governments, Australian Government Disposal sales and US Government Surplus sales. Many of these items are now difficult, if not impossible, to find anywhere.

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Australian Army WW2 P37 Webbing - Equipment Belt, gaitors ...

As used by Australian and Commonwealth soldiers in WW2. Australian Army WW2 P37 Webbing - Equipment Belt, gaitors, 1" straps Blancoed | eBay Used webbing khaki gaitors/ leggings 38 cm at …

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Australia: Scuttled Ships, Military Vehicles and Abandoned ...

Mar 08, 2011· Deep beneath the ocean, in waters west of Rottnest Island, lies a treasure trove of scuttled ships, military vehicles and abandoned aircraft. For nearly 50 years the deepwater graveyard has remained mostly forgotten but new technology is helping to reveal its booty. The first clues to the graveyard came in the 1990s when fishermen […]

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Diorama Miniatures Equipment & Accessory Sets

Shop wide range of diorama miniatures equipment sets including 1/35 scale WW1, WW2 field accessories, medical sets, Australian battle equipments, US radios.

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Australian Military Equipment Used During World War II ...

Australian Military Equipment Used During World War II Owen Gun Officially named the Owen Machine Carbine, it was an Australian submachine gun, one of the few weapons designed by them themselves and the only submachine gun of that was entirely Australian designed to have been used in the Second World War.

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WWII vehicle boneyards were essentially war machine landfills

Aug 15, 2015· When World War II drew to a close in 1945, the Allies had a massive surplus of military vehicles on their hands. The United States alone had manufactured approximately 294,000 …

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List of equipment of the Australian Army - Wikipedia

Historical weaponry of the Australian Army - Wikipedia

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Australian field equipment - Digger History

In WW2 the Germans had a much better design of petrol (gasoline) can than the Brits. (and therefore the Australians & NZers who shared Brit pattern equipment). So the Brits stole the design. For that reason it is called the "Jerry" can (Jerry being the WW2 slang name for Germans).

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AND OONOONBA DURING WW2 - Australia during WWII

Military Camps/Units at Oonoonba (previously Fairfield) during WW2 . REFERENCE BOOKS "Watermen of War" "A History of No. 43 Australian Water Transport Operating Company (Landing Craft) of the Royal Australian Engineers" By Colonel John Pearn . ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS. I'd like to thank Robert Macklin for his assistance with this web page.

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Kit & Equipment - Henry's Military Collectables

ww2 australian army collapsible pocket trench periscope e412 » view more. $250.00 ... ww2 german soldiers equipment y straps e362 » view more. $225.00 ...

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Australian Army WW2 P37 Webbing - Equipment Belt, gaitors ...

Apr 19, 2021· Australian Army WW2 P37 Webbing - Equipment Belt, gaitors, 1" straps ... .AUSTRALIAN MADE 1944 WW2 ARMY ISSUED BROADARROW STAMPED MILITARY WHISTLE. AU $139.00 + AU $39.00 shipping + AU $39.00 shipping + AU $39.00 shipping. 8 watchers 8 watchers 8 watchers. WWII US Amry Webbing Equipment Belt - US049.

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The Diggers Living History Group: Australian Army Uniforms ...

‘The Australian Army in WWII’ Osprey Elite series 153 ISBN 978-1-84603-123-6 ‘The Australian Army at War 1899-1975’ Osprey Men-at-arms series 123 ISBN 0 85045 418 2 ‘Saddle Up: Australian Load Carrying Equipment of British, American and Local …

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Combat Medics of WWII - National D-Day Memorial — Google ...

British/ Australian Army Medical Service armband and dressings. German medic's bag, with horse-hair cover , 1939/1945, From the collection of: National D-Day …

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Demobilisation of the Australian military after World War II

The demobilisation of the Australian military after World War II involved discharging almost 600,000 men and women from the military, supporting their transition to civilian life and reducing the three armed services to peacetime strengths.Planning for the demobilisation process began in 1942 and thousands of servicemen and women were discharged in the last years of the war in response to ...

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Lists of World War II military equipment - Wikipedia

Lists of World War II military equipment are lists of military equipment used in World War II (1939–1945). They include lists of aircraft, ships, vehicles, weapons, personal equipment and uniforms, and other equipment.

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Militaria Zone | War collectables and memorabilia WW1 & WW2

Equipment. 722 items. Medals. 674 items. Weapons. 477 items. Other. 196 items. ... 27th Australian Infantry Bn (S.Austr Scottish Regt) slouch hat badge. £65. WW1 1915 Battle of the Somme Period British Rifle Sling. £180. WW1 1917 British Army Trench Map France. £130. Original WW2 British Army Field Service Cap - Size 7 5/8. £70. Scarce 42nd ...

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