Awkward Design

Eventually! My readers may remember the a discussion about the design of revolver holsters in US Army during the Great War (see the comments in this post). Indeed US Army issue holsters were worn backward with the gun butt forward and on the right side.

I was finally able to find the perfect picture (from my collection, as usual), to show that…



One thought on “Awkward Design

  1. A terrific photo to demonstrate this odd holster position! Such a contrast with today’s soldiers who have all kinds of equipment ergonomically designed for efficient purpose. This studio is becoming so familiar, I can imagine a line of soldiers outside standing for their picture and trying to come up with a new braver stance with gun or bayonet..

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