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Japanese WWII Parachutes

Discussion in 'Japanese WWII Uniforms and Equipment' started by Jim, Oct 20, 2007.

  1. Jim

    Jim New Member

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    An IJA 50kg (1101b) cargo parachute, made in June 1944 by Kokka Koku Heiki. The dark tan pack measures 17in x 91n x bin; the white static line is stowed under the pin release flap, and the rope loops at the comers are for attaching to the cargo container. Just visible above the label is the black IJA stamp of a five-point open star in a circle.

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    An IJN 50kg cargo parachute. The circular pack is dark green with orange edge binding; the rope loops for attachment are white, and in this case the static line has been cut off close to the pin protector flap.

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    Don't look very trustworthy, really, do they.:cry:
     
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    Maybe they were made in the U.S of A Kelly ... :lol:
     

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