Officially designated the LC-14-B, this set was standard issue from WWII through Desert Storm. G.I.s and the U.S. Army Signal Corp relied heavily on the Woodman's Pal for land clearing operations. During the Vietnam War, the Woodman's Pal was designated the "Survival Tool, Type IV" and was issued in air crew survival kits.
#284-NC Nostalgia Collection comes with:
#284 Woodman's Pal Military Premium
#310 Green Canvas Sheath
Vintage military design. Heavyweight canvas with zippered closure and 2 interior pockets
#240 The Manuals
Reprints of the 1942 manuals that accompanied each Woodman's Pal 284 during the 1940's in combat. Manuals cover Care, Use & Sharpening; Living in the Jungle; Survival Tool Kit Airman's; and Fighting with USA Knife LC-14-B.
#220 Round two-grit (coarse/fine) honing stone
Electro-Silicon carbide, sharpens edges quickly. Cuts fastest when wet with water, smoothes with light oil. One side grinds/shapes damaged edges, the other hones and finishes.