Us Military Issue Complete Shelter Half Pup Tent System 2 Halves Poles Stakes

Us Military Issue Complete Shelter Half Pup Tent System 2 Halves Poles Stakes


Us Military Issue Complete Shelter Half Pup Tent System 2 Halves Poles Stakes


Us Military Issue Complete Shelter Half Pup Tent System 2 Halves Poles Stakes


Us Military Issue Complete Shelter Half Pup Tent System 2 Halves Poles Stakes


Us Military Issue Complete Shelter Half Pup Tent System 2 Halves Poles Stakes


Us Military Issue Complete Shelter Half Pup Tent System 2 Halves Poles Stakes


Us Military Issue Complete Shelter Half Pup Tent System 2 Halves Poles Stakes


Us Military Issue Complete Shelter Half Pup Tent System 2 Halves Poles Stakes


Us Military Issue Complete Shelter Half Pup Tent System 2 Halves Poles Stakes


Us Military Issue Complete Shelter Half Pup Tent System 2 Halves Poles Stakes


Us Military Issue Complete Shelter Half Pup Tent System 2 Halves Poles Stakes


GENUINE US MILITARY ISSUE / SURPLUS. 2 COMPLETE SHELTER HALVES TO MAKE 1 TENT. THE FUNDAMENTAL UNIT OF SHELTER FOR THE US MILITARY IN THE FIELD SINCE THE CIVIL WAR IS THE TWO-MAN TENT. IN THE VINTAGE SHELTER HALF SYSTEM, EACH TENT IS MADE UP OF TWO SHELTER HALF PIECES THAT FASTEN TOGETHER WITH A ROW OF SNAPS (BUTTONS WERE USED FOR FASTENING UNTIL THE END OF WWII) ALONG THE RIDGE LINE. WHEN THE TWO HALVES ARE PUT TOGETHER, THEY ARE THEN ASSEMBLED IN TO A TENT WITH THE ACCOMPANYING POLES, ROPES, AND STAKES TO CREATE A TWO MAN TENT THAT IS APPROXIMATELY 7′ LONG BY 5′ WIDE. IN THE FIELD, EACH SOLDIER WOULD CARRY ONE HALF OF THE TENT COMPONENTS ERGO THE TERM SHELTER HALF. ADDITIONALLY, WHEN A SOLDIER HAD TO PROVIDE FOR HIMSELF INDIVIDUALLY, THE SHELTER HALF COULD BE USED AS A RAIN FLY, TARP, WIND SHIELD OR EVEN AS A BLANKET. VINTAGE US MILITARY SHELTER HALF CANVAS SECTION. VARIOUS SORRY NO CHOICE. VARIOUS PER DOD RFQ. MADE IN THE USA. OLIVE DRAB (OD) GREEN. VERY GOOD to LIKE NEW CONDITION – MAY HAVE MINOR DUST / DIRT FROM LONG TERM STORAGE BUT NO HOLES OR MAJOR DEFECTS SEE PHOTOS. ONE COMPLETE SHELTER (2 SHELTER HALVES). THE HISTORY OF THE SHELTER HALF. THE FUNDAMENTAL UNIT OF SHELTER FOR THE U. ARMY IN THE FIELD — SINCE THE CIVIL WAR — IS THE TWO-MAN PUP TENT. EACH PUP TENT IS MADE UP OF TWO SHELTER HALF PIECES THAT FASTEN TOGETHER WITH A ROW OF BUTTONS (UP TO LATE WORLD WAR II) OR SNAPS ALONG THE RIDGE LINE AND, WITH POLES, ROPES AND STAKES, MAKE UP ONE PUP TENT. THE BUTTONS ARE MATCHED TO A ROW OF BUTTON HOLES. THE SNAPS ARE TWO SIDED. WITH EITHER SYSTEM, ANY PAIR OF SHELTER HALF PIECES CAN BE FASTENED TOGETHER WITH A WATERTIGHT CLOSURE ALONG THE TOP LINE. THE SHELTER HALF IS APPROXIMATELY 7′ LONG BY 5′ WIDE. THE TENT HALF WITH ITS STAKES AND POLES WEIGHS ABOUT 5 LBS. FOR EACH SOLDIER, 10-11 POUNDS TOTAL. TO ERECT THE TENT, TWO SOLDIERS WORK TOGETHER AS SHOWN IN THIS SECTION FROM FM 21-15 “CARE AND USE OF INDIVIDUAL CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT” (15 FEB 1977). THE RECTANGULAR PART OF THE SHELTER HALF FORMS THE PITCHED ROOF OF THE TENT WHILE THE TRIANGULAR END FORMS A BACK WALL AT ONE END AND A FLAP DOOR AT THE OTHER. THE EARLY WORLD WAR II TENTS HAD NO FRONT FLAP SO THE TENT WAS OPEN TO THE ELEMENTS. GROMMETS ALONG THE BASE OF THE TENT HAVE LOOPS OF CORD WHICH ATTACH TO THE TENT STAKES. SHELTER HALF UNIT OF ISSUE. ONE SHELTER HALF, COTTON SATEEN FABRIC 2 INCLUDED. 3 POLE SECTIONS TO MAKE ONE POLE 2 SETS INCLUDED. FIVE STAKES, STAMPED ALUMINUM 2 SETS INCLUDED. ROPE GUY LINE, WITH A LOOP ON ONE END 2 INCLUDED. The item “US MILITARY ISSUE COMPLETE SHELTER HALF PUP TENT SYSTEM 2 HALVES POLES STAKES” is in sale since Monday, April 15, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\Surplus\Personal, Field Gear\Other Surplus Military Gear”. The seller is “wardog-surplus” and is located in Toledo, Ohio. This item can be shipped worldwide.

  • UNIT FOR LISTING: 2 SHELTER HALVES = 1 COMPLETE TENT
  • NSN: 8340-01-026-6096 or SIMILAR
  • ITEM: US MILITARY SHELTER HALF PUP TENT
  • UNIT OF ISSUE: ONE SHELTER HALF
  • Modified Item: No
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  • INCLUDES: 2 CANVAS HALVES, 6 POLE SECTIONS, 8 STAKES, 2 ROPE
  • NOMENLCATURE: TENT, SHELTER, HALF

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