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      I have these items I would like to know more about please? The water bottle dated 1945 the unused med kit dated 1942; the bayonet marked USM8A1 VP CO M5 IMPERIAL. 

Regards David 

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Not my area at all, but looks to me like a standard issue set of kit for a US GI.  Here is a site which reproduces all these pieces and can provide you with the model and year of introduction for each: http://www.wwiiimpressions.com/newusarmygear.html

Here's a shot of the canteen and cover, for example.

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