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Object Name Backpack
Catalog Number 1989.021.06
Description US Army military issue backpack, known as a "medium Alice" backpack. Designed as the first lighter-weight army backpack, and first used in 1973. Olive drab nylon, with a metal "X" support on the back. Three large outer bags on front, drawcord top opening covered with a large flap. Flap has the name "Barker" inked in black.
Collection LCHS Military Collection
Date circa 1970
People Barker, Gerry
Search Terms Military
Vietnam War
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