WWII Era US Army Paratrooper M1910 T-Handle Shovel - Shortened Handle for Airborne Usage w/US Markings - Original - Very Nice Condition - RARE. Up for Sale is a WWII Era US Army Paratrooper M1910 T-Handle Shovel. These shovels had their handles shortened for Airborne usage. It has a faint US markings on the shaft of the spade.The metal spade has has darkened and patina. Some surface rust on the spade. The wooden handles are not deeply cracked or deteriorated. Normal wear on the paint for it's age. Please see photo's for condition. This shovel was a field modification to prevent injury hazards during combat jumps.
These are getting somewhat difficult to find. These were used by both the 101st and 82nd Airborne troops during their combat jumps over Europe. This is a necessary item for any WWII Field Gear Collection. Check out my other items.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\United States\Field Gear, Equipment". The seller is "koolstuff1958" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.