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The equipment of Vietnam War MACV SOG

Found this on ARFCOM - impressive amount of ordinance, including a claymore necklace...water, poncho and a whole lot of go boom gear.

1st Line: Watch, pocket knife, compass, signal mirror, pen flare gun with extra flares, emergency radio, strobe light, pen and paper, signal whistle, matches, signal panel, and water purification tablets.

2nd Line: Carbine with 21 magazines, six M67 frags, three mini grenades, poncho, two 1-qt canteens, smoke grenade, gas mask, 1911, and bandages.

3rd Line: Explosives, detonators, machete, Claymore mine, smoke grenades, one gallon of water, zip ties, alice pack.

Photo caption: Explosive Laden: RT New York One Zero John St. Martin carried a claymore mine in his chest pouch and a chain-like detonation cord covered with steel washers for quick explosive ambushes.

Photo insert: Golf ball-sized V40 mini grenade.