Equipment

Kit Bag               Cylindrical bag usually strapped to the leg which carried a quanity of gear 

                           when jumping from the plane.  Before landing, the bag was released from

                           the leg allowing it hit the ground seperately from the soldier.

 

C.L.E.                  Container Light Equipment - this was the long container slung under    

                            aircraft wings used to deliver supplies during airdrops and resupplies.

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