Nieswadony Grouping:

P41 #1:

Rounded pocket and stamped name above pockets indicates post-WW2 issue.  Rounded pocket P41’s are sometimes called “P47”.  Found starched and pressed.

Herringbone twill (HBT) was chosen for its resistance to tearing (source: https://books.google.com/books?id=FCTDCwAAQBAJ&pg=PT29&dq=hbt+rip&source=bl#v=onepage&q=hbt%20rip&f=false; click blue mark by scroll bar), and its ability to prevent rips from spreading (source: https://www.wwiiimpressions.com/collections/uniform-herringbone-twill-m1941), like a precursor to ripstop that would be common in more recent uniforms.

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P41 #2:

This jacket was worn more than the one above. Found starched and pressed. Perhaps this was the “field” uniform while the other was for “inspection”.

Cuffs:

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Collar area:

P44 #1:

Modified for hunting with “poacher’s pocket” on back.

Stamps and Markings:

Name stamped above pockets like above P41’s.

Other Examples:

Unmodified P44 #2:

This P44, like most P44’s, was likely used in Korea since it arrived too late to be used in WW2.

Stamps:

Name written on inside back in marker. Contract 47257 was to S Rosenbloom, Inc. of Cambridge, Maryland and dated between January 22, 1945 to April 1945 (source: http://www.usww2uniforms.com/USMCquery.html).

Inside:

Buttons:

No markings on buttons. There are buttons behind the collar on the back as if to attach a hood.

Modified P47:

Some P47’s were modified by removing the lower pockets so they can be comfortably tucked in for garrison duty.

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