The M-1938 Legging - An Introduction
Published: Fall 2008
Author: Mike "Squirrely" Ellis
Along with the M1 helmet and rifle, the M1938 dismounted legging was one of the icons of the WWII U.S. GI. This item is well-known by all reenactors, and was infamous among the troops as being awkward to wear, slow to don, and even slower to take off if one had a rock in his boot.
This article will teach you how to correctly put on and tie your leggings, various styles of wear, hints, tips, and discuss some relevant background information.
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