WEBBING SLING FOR M1 CARBINE
Reproduction of the sling for the M1 rifle supplied to the U.S. Armyand part of the equipment of all corps during the Second World War. Made from hemp dark green with metal closure and final. Brand or manufacturer in ink: "SEMS 1943".
Born from the specific need to equip support troops such as tank crews, mortar teams, radio operators of a less bulky and heavy weapon than the M1 Garand. In addition, the nascent airborne troops also needed a light weapon and with a precision higher than a gun they brought United States of America to bet on a rifle. It was not until October 1941 that Winchester was officially commissioned to supply the new weapon.