MP44 / STG44 pouches – jwa 44

Markings: jwa 44
Maker: jwa indicates production by  Moritz Stecher, Lederwerk, Freiburg
Colour of main material: Late war canvas with the typical red line which was woven in to indicate the length of fabric during fabric production.
Closing straps: Woven canvas with leather retaining straps
Belt loops: Canvas
D-ring strap: Canvas
Notes: These mp44 pouches where combat used during Unternehmen Herbstnebel or the Battle of the Bulge. They where left behind in a barn in Luxemburg and found long after the war ended. The pair still retains dirt and stains and imprints from the magazines.

F. Suijkerbuijk collection