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Posted: 3/9/2011 9:03 AM PST
I suppose I shall have to rely on them having some raw alcohol then?! Thanks again for the help.
Posted: 3/3/2011 6:08 AM PST
Painkillers were in short supply because those guys had a tendency to turn everything into drugs or booze except scrap metal. The squad medic's kit usually contained some yellow antiseptic powder in a cylindric, white plastic vial though. if that suits your need for a wound cleaner.
Posted: 2/21/2011 3:32 AM PST
It's a pity. I was hoping for something in the painkiller line! (Wound cleaning would have been nice too.)
Posted: 2/21/2011 2:10 AM PST
Posted: 2/18/2011 9:04 AM PST
Not much. They had a few bandages, if anything at all.
Posted: 2/3/2011 4:36 PM PST
What, if anything, would an ordinary Russian infantryman (not the designated medic) be carrying in terms of a field medkit? The period is early 1990s.