Historical information

Standard Australian Army issue to combat soldiers in Vietnam. The wet weather material was strung up via tree supports or wrapped over the soldier as protection from rain.

Physical description

Green vinyl plastic sheet with reinforced corners with eyelets for cords to be attached. Reinforced borders with press studs and loops. Nylon cord attached to be used for hanging/securing of wet weather sheet.

Inscriptions & markings

Illegible rectangle label on centre of sheet. Torn label on border