US Military

Sep. 09, 1955 - The Department of General wear raincoat to be worn by Army Personnel is lighter in weight and presents a better appearance for off- duty wear . It can be folded into more compact package than the raincoat now in use. The new raincoat is made of 1.8 ounce Nylon, coated on the inside with Polyvinyl -Butyral, Taupe shade, double breasted , with belt and shoulder loops. It is modeled by M/Sgt Stuart A. Queen , St Louis , Missouri , (Host Narrator for the big picture television series). Photograph made at the Pentagon, Washington., D.C. (Credit Image: © Keystone Pictures USA/