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The M was then superseded by the M, which was essentially the same garment but with interior buttons that made it easier to attach the liners. Military uniform design is a constant battle between out-of-touch Army brass and common sense.
The M was a brief victory on the side of sense, but only because its previous incarnation had been so badly received.
The M had been a divisive uniform that made one important advancement, interior buttons for liners but sacrificed much of what made the M great. Because the M was meant to function as both dress and combat uniform, details that would have made it an all-weather survival garment, like the button-closures at the throat, were omitted.
M on some random guy. Who tf is this guy even? Image via elvisarmynews. With the slimmer, markedly less versatile M fully phased out, the army did its best to correct its previous mistakes.
M65 Field Jackets
The result was pretty much the same thing as the M Back to square 1. The M was made from a 9 ounce, weather-resistant fabric and with the exception of snaps and a zipper, largely resembled the M Previous efforts to formalize the field jacket had made it less effective than before, so the 51 went back to its roots as a oversize layering piece. The jacket came in the now-famous OG color and had an attachable hood for extra functionality. Ironically, even though the M was consciously a step away from previous dressy uniforms, many soldiers in later wars preferred it to its successor: the M, because it looked more presentable when starched and pressed.
A favorite among their list of jackets is this M field jacket, an authentic military jacket made to meet the same specification of the original M model issued by the U.S. Army. Snap closures, adjustable sleeve cuffs, and a zippered concealed hood give this field jacket it's vintage appeal. The Army Field Jacket as we know it today, has a history dating back to The M Field Jacket (also called the Parson's Jacket) named for it's designer Major General J.K. Parsons, was not designated as a M model at the time.
The M jacket is perhaps the most iconic of the above field jackets. Guys in Ms, with a few Ms featured as well.
You can tell the M by its shirt collar, whereas the 65 has that chunkier collar for the collapsible hood. Image via Heddels.
The M arrived on the scene in, you guessed it,taking the place of the M Excellent jacket and about as close to my old Government Issue M field jacket as possible. Should withstand many, many years of hard use.
While not a "fashion statement", this coat has utilitarian good looks and will never go out of "style". Brandit Britannia Jacket. Very pleased with this stylish jacket! Such a good fit with a nice vintage look to it. I'm 5'11" and lbs, originally ordered a L but was too short and a bit fitted. The XL was definitely the better choice. The jacket is very lightweight and has a hidden hood in the collar, very nice.
Wow, wow, wow! I love this jacket. It looks and fits fantastic.
It's very trendy-looking and stylish. It's also very slimming and not bunchy, even though it feels pretty thick to keep me warm. I'm 5'7" and wear a medium in most everything. The medium in this jacket fits me perfectly, even being short. It's not too long that I look like I'm a kid wearing my dad's jacket.
The high collar hugs my neck, giving me that preppy "popped collar" look, as well as keeping me warm during the bitter cold winter days.
It also has one of my favorite jacket features: an inside pocket. It's where I like to store such paraphernalia as Chapstick and cough drops, both requirements for the winter months!
You never know when you're going to need either when you're out and about. It looked like exactly what I've been Wilcox Santa Cruz, CA.
How To Identify Military Field Jackets
I really like it. I'm very pleased with the jacket, but the price just makes it almost shockingly good.
It came pretty wrinkled with creases, but 20 minutes in a dryer on low, with a wet hand towel along inside the dryer, it came out beautifully. Rothco Vintage M Field Jackets. Only 15 left in stock - order soon. Pay heed to the size warnings and you will be happy. Excellent jacket.
But, pay heed to the many reviews here on size! Very comfy and long wearing.
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Feb 11, 4. It used the epaulette button and button holes behind the collar.
Authentic Military Field Jackets. Used by the Army for decades, nothing beats the cold better than a military field jacket. Offering a variety of styles and colors to suit your needs, these military coats are sure to keep you warm, comfortable, and looking good all winter long. Jan 17, M65 jacket. Help needed please! Date? - posted in UNIFORMS: Hi all! I need your help dating a M65 jacket that i saw in a store today. Im a rookie at this. It was a olive green M65 jacket, scovill zippers, press studs, a long white rectangular neck tag (unfortunately unreadable). On the back it had a black stencil print: " 2 BN 8 MAR ". Is it possible to estimate a "date" on this jacket? Our M Field Jackets are perfect for military members, outdoor adventurers, or just your everyday patriotic American. Army Surplus World carries affordable, high quality M Field Jackets. Find yours in stores or online today!
The hood with a m65 liner made the field jacket almost as warm as a N3B. As far as OG I think they stopped putting that on the tag in 70s.
It should have a "C" in there somewhere. Does it have buttons on the wrist adjustments or velcro? Feb 11, 5. Messages: 2, Jackets made in or after will have DSA numbers on their specification tags. The number will read something like "DSA 70 C ". The two-digit number after the "" is the year of manufacture.
From US-Army field jackets to Marine Corps boots, Navy pea coats, and US Air Force glasses, our GI apparel is made in the USA and as stylish as it is functional. Our non-military departments feature backpacks, winter jackets, and outdoor and lifestyle supplies that will help in . Feb 16, Peacoat thanks for jogging my memory. I was issued (back then) the entire M cold weather clothing system. I only had need to use the field jacket and the utility fingered gloves with wool inserts out of it. This is because the Army also issued me a ECWCS Gore Tex based system which I used most of the time. The jacket is quite nice and it came with a liner which can be removed in warmer weather. The day after I received the field jacket we had a snow storm - so I used the jacket while shoveling snow - I really liked the jacket - kept me warm but not to hot. This was a great buy.
Jackets made after or so will have "DLA" numbers on their tags. I think or was the last year the M was issued, but other military jackets made after or so have "SPO" numbers on their tags. You guessed it. I just wish dating vintage Stetsons was that easy. Feb 12, 6. Messages: 4, Feb 13, 7. SPM Thanks so much for that enlightening info on the snap for the cold weather hood.
Unfortunately the final version Universal Camo coats don't have epaulets, so no buttons there. I like that the epaulets are gone but what were they thinking for the cold weather hood then?
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