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Old April 19, 2013, 02:16 PM   #7
Bob Wright
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Bandoliers could get you killed. It was only with considerable effort that a clip could be removed from the pocket of a bandolier. Best carry was in the pockets of the field jacket or pants. The cartridge belt allowed freer access than a bandolier.

As to the .30-06, I never saw any, all we were issued was M2 AP. Ball ammunition, with a lead core, was never issued outside the continental United States. It was used for Statesdide training and guard duty.

Bob Wright

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