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2 man hand saw

Date Submitted: 01/10/03
I had a WWII vet give me a NOS 2 man saw for cutting down trees. I thought I saw a picture of one mounted on the fender of a half track. Were they ever issued to a half track? One of the few, the proud, Frank

TM 9-707 for IHC Half-Tracks lists under equipment for M9A1, "Saw crosscut 1 man, 4 1/2 ft long, w/handle". There is a photo of the saw and it has a conventional looking handle at one end and a stick type handle at te other end. It lists it as being stored under the right rear seats. Peter Lyttle 07/03/03