packconfig:  1916 private soldier, Battle of the Somme A photographer, Thom Atkinson, has documented 13 military kits in a series called ‘Soldiers Inventories’. I’ve picked a few to share with you guys over a couple of posts so they can be enjoyed individually, in all their glory. It will also show which are the most popular kits.  By its very nature, war requires a soldier to be prepared for every possible eventuality. The sheer amount of gear that is demanded by this level of preparedness…

packconfig: 1916 private soldier, Battle of the Somme A photographer, Thom Atkinson, has documented 13 military kits in a series called ‘Soldiers Inventories’. I’ve picked a few to share with you guys over a couple of posts so they can be enjoyed individually, in all their glory. It will also show which are the most popular kits. By its very nature, war requires a soldier to be prepared for every possible eventuality. The sheer amount of gear that is demanded by this level of preparedness…

Old warriors at rest. This is incredible to me, the juxtapose is beautiful.

Old warriors at rest

Old warriors at rest. This is incredible to me, the juxtapose is beautiful.

World War I German Shock Troops, circa 1917. CSU Archives/Courtesy Everett Collection

World War I German Shock Troops, Circa Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Everett

World War I German Shock Troops, circa 1917. CSU Archives/Courtesy Everett Collection

From the crude weaponry and armour of the Battle of Hastings, to the high-tech   kit of modern conflict, a new photographic survey explores the personal   equipment carried by the common British soldier through the past 1,000 years

From the crude weaponry and armour of the Battle of Hastings, to the high-tech kit of modern conflict, a new photographic survey explores the personal equipment carried by the common British soldier through the past 1,000 years

Nearly a perfect setup... Nearly, it's missing an IFAK and needs to be in multicam. Surefire Echo, TIE Tactical Sheath, Springfield MC Operator, G-Code OSH, HSGI Battle Belt, HSGI Taco mag pouches, Surefire G2, Leatherman OHT

Nearly a perfect setup... Nearly, it's missing an IFAK and needs to be in multicam. Surefire Echo, TIE Tactical Sheath, Springfield MC Operator, G-Code OSH, HSGI Battle Belt, HSGI Taco mag pouches, Surefire G2, Leatherman OHT

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