Model 1910 Haversack
This example of the primary component of the Model 1910 Haversack was issued to an unknown soldier of C Company, 52nd Engineer Regiment. This personal equipment system was the result of scientific study and well designed in theory, and perfect for the parade ground, but on the battlefield it was found to be too specialized and inflexible. Nevertheless, it is what went to war in 1917.

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Photo by: Eric Reinert |  VIRIN: 220627-A-DS407-026.JPG