US Bazooka Team – 34th ID (USA)

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The Bazooka Team is always in demand on the front. Being the best immediate capability to knock out enemy armor, but more imporantly being able to bust bunkers. The Axis forces are dug in on “Fortress Italy” and Allied Commanders frequently call upon the Bazooka Team to move forward and disable pillboxes and other fortifications.

*There are usually two members of the Bazooka Team. A Gunner, who carries the Bazooka, and a Loader/Team Leader, who carries the Rockets.

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT

Uniform
M1 Helmet
Jeep Cap
Field Jacket
34th ID “Red Bulls” Insignia
Wool Shirt
Undershirt
Wool Trousers 
Trouser Belt
Leggings (If Applicable)
❏ Wool Socks
Boots

Field Gear
Rocket Bag
Cartridge Belt (For M1 Garand) OR Pistol Belt (For M1 Carbine)

First Aid Pouch
Canteen with Canteen Cover & Cup
Mess Kit with Metal Utensils

Entrenching Tool & Carrier
Haversack
Wool Blanket

Shelter Half

Weapon
Bazooka
M1 Garand with M1 Garand Sling OR M1 Carbine with Carbine Sling

 

RECOMMENDED OR ADDITIONAL EQUIPMENT

Helmet Net
Wool Scarf
Cold Weather Coat
Cold Weather Undergarments
Raincoat
Gloves
Period Correct Socks

Rifle Bandoliers
General Purpose Bag
Gas Mask Bag

Musette Bag
Packboard

Flashlight

EVENT MANDATED EQUIPMENT

Approved Eye Protection
❏ Airsoft Batteries & Other Airsoft Power Sources (If applicable.)
❏ Individual First Aid Kit
❏ Personal Hygiene Kit

 

Helpful Resources Specific to the Role of the US Bazooka Team

Research on holding the Bazooka by 90th IDPG:
Research on performance of the Bazooka against German “Big Cat” Tanks:

 

 

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