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    Quote Originally Posted by na grohmiti View Post
    In a strange parallel universe that was the FCA, while nobody was issued combats, by the time you reached 3 star, you all had a set, some Dutch, some US and the lucky ones square pocket Irish second hand ones.
    Army surplus did a great trade in selling us 58 pattern too.
    In addition to overalls, the only combat kit on issue was those stupid steel helmets, first field dressing, and green ponchos.
    And those awful "Dunnes Stores" type rain jackets where the jacket was too small and the pants was too big.

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    With the bright white draw cords? Only the special ones got issued them.
    German 1: Private Schnutz, I have bad news for you.
    German 2: Private? I am a general!
    German 1: That is the bad news.

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    no blue ones that after one wash shrunk about a foot....

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    Quote Originally Posted by golden rivet View Post
    no blue ones that after one wash shrunk about a foot....
    a rain jacket that shrunk when water was applied to it?
    Fate whispers to the warrior, "There is a storm coming"

    And the warrior whispers back "I am the storm".

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