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Jul 05, · CAUTION: on FAKE item received. This shovel as advertised "US GI Military Original Issue E-Tool Entrenching shovel" arrived in a low grade-cheap nylon sack(not listed in ad) as labeled TEKTON 3-WAY FOLDING SHOVEL. As labeled- "Made in China for Michigan Industrial Tools Grand Rapids, MI chevreschevalaosta.com(). May 26, · Good topic. I have a modern US entrenching tool for "general use" around the yard. Very interesting to see the Roman version. From what I understand the Romans were the first to fully organize armies in a modern way, with each Legion consisting of infantry, artillery, combat engineers, medical staff and . Mar 12, · I recently picked up this entrenching tool, as you can see its not in the best condition, because of this I can not see the date stamp, I am aware that this style of tool was used in both WW1 and WW2, is there anyway to tell the difference between the two, as I would just like to identify roughly. Jan 11, · The value of the entrenching tool, or “etool,” which is a shovel issued to soldiers and Marines, has come back into the spotlight in recent days after Command Sgt. Maj. John Troxell used it Author: Tara Copp.
A shovel type tool or a pick and shovel combination having standard cutting blade edges or specially designed blade edges for cutting and chopping. It may have a handgrip on the handle. It is designed to be used by individual soldiers primarily for intrenching. Refer to Reference Drawing Group BG for styles. Become an expert on the US Entrenching Tools. A few selected benefits of the US Military and Experimental Entrenching Tools book include the following: Learn about the US Army's persistent struggle to find the right balance between a tool's weight and its functionality. Discover the army's solution to this enduring conundrum. NOTE: This NSN is for a cheap, Chinese-made E-Tool which does not withstand heavy use. We are filling all orders for this NSN with the far-superior, US-made E-Tool which has NSN Any customers who specifically want the inferior NSN () would be well-advised to reconsider that course of action!. An entrenching tool, E-tool, or trenching tool is a collapsible spade used by military forces for a variety of military purposes. Survivalists, campers, hikers and other outdoors groups have found it to be indispensable in field use. Modern entrenching tools are usually collapsible and made using steel, aluminum, or other light metals.
Click the link for a good photo of the M intrenching tool on the USMC M pack. U.S. Army Intrenching Tools: World War II and Korea. One of scores of items that made life a little easier and safer for the World War II soldier was an improved intrenching tool. The shovel you have picture is what others have referred to me as the USMC pattern e-tool. Whether this is true or not, I do know that shovel pattern is quite rare and I have only seen a few. I'm lucky enough to have 3 and they all have the same construction with the reenforcement plate welded to the back and same distinct green paint. Model entrenching tool or shovel which was carried on the soldier's back under the meat can and cover and on top of the haversack and pack carrier. While it was initially called a "shovel," it was soon officially designated an "entrenching tool" which was shortened to "e-tool.". US Military GI E-Tool Entrenching Shovel Here at army surplus world we have the genuine military issue Ames e-tool (entrenching tool). These entrenching tools are NEW. This tri-fold shovel can be locked into two (2) positions and feature a high-strength aluminum handle and a heavy-duty steel serrated blade. When folded, it is approx. 9 Brand: not specified.