Historical information

Issued to Troops in Vietnam, commonly known as a “Bum Pack”.

Physical description

Small black pack carried below the main back back pack commonly called the bum pack. Green in colour and attaches to the main waist web belt, the rear of the back pack has reinforced webbing with metal sliding keepers to secure the back pack in place. The inside of the back pack has a waterproof liner.

Inscriptions & markings

Stamped in white within a rectangle is: 8165-50-823-7622 underneath that is an “arrow up” under the arrow is: CGCF- 1966