United States of America - Rare WW2 Snake Bite Kit - Guadalcanal - Ranger - Infantry - Government Issue - 1944

Description
United States of America - Rare WW2 Snake Bite Kit - Guadalcanal - Ranger - Infantry - Government Issue - 1944
Original - Good condition

Unique WWII USA Army Medical ''Snake Bite Kit''. The kit was made to be worn in the webbing first aid pouch.

The Snake-Bite Kit, sometimes designated Suction Kit, was a first-aid item used against snake or poison insect bites, and for wounds caused by poison arrows or other missiles. It is to be used together with a Tourniquet. The Kit was distributed among troops operating in closed and remote jungle areas. In some cases, it would have been used as a personal first-aid item by Aidmen and Hospital Corpsmen or by individual soldiers.

This is a really difficult to find item (hardly ever seen one for sale in Western-Europe), which will be a fantastic centerpiece in your WW2 collection!

Lot details
Type
Government Issue
Country of Origin
United States of America
Army Unit
Rare WW2 Snake Bite Kit - Guadalcanal - Ranger - Infantry
Year of Manufacture
1944
Original/ Replica
Original
Condition
Good condition
Comes with certificate of authenticity
No
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