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WWII U.S NAVY M-1926 LIFE PRESERVER 1943 D-DAY

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ORIGINAL WWII U.S NAVY M-1926 PRESERVER LIFE BELT, ATTACHED WITH ITS THREE STUDS IN GOOD CONDITION AND DATED 1943 AND MARKED JULY 8 1943 THESE WERE SUPPLIED AND ISSUED BY THE U.S NAVY THESE M-1926 BELTS WERE ISSUED TO EACH AND EVERY SOLDIERS WHO TOOK PART AND PARTICIPATED IN OPERATION OVERLORD ON D-DAY ON THE 6TH JUNE 1944, THESE BELTS COULD BE INFLATED TWO WAYS EITHER INFLATED USING TWO CO.2 CARTRIDGES / OR MANUALLY VIA: TWO TUBE VALVES (THESE LIFE BELTS HAS TWO INTERNAL INFLATABLE TUBES ATTACHES TO THEM) THESE WERE HEAVILY USED IN THERE HIGH NUMBERS ON D-DAY IN NORMANDY

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THESE BELTS WERE ALSO USED ON D-DAY TO FLOAT HEAVY EQUIPMENT SUCH AS SUPPLIES ABOARD FROM (LCVP) LANDING CRAFT OUT AT SEA TO THE SHORE. A VERY HISTORICAL ITEM