ACTION MAN

Combat Soldier 1966

Period: Painted Head

Dates: 1966 until 1969

Cat No: Various


Based on Action Soldier figure:

Brown boots are needed from the basic figure.

Combat Soldier Description:

"Kit out your Action Man for every phase of military service with these authentic true-scale equipment sets", read the Equipment Manual. The Combat Soldier (name derived from the 'Combat' equipment cards), is basically an accessorised Action Soldier. The accessories could be bought separately and included:

Action Man Combat Soldier Sets:

93635010 (and 34101):

ACTION MAN COMBAT FIELD JACKET SET: Jacket, M1 Rifle, M1 Bayonet, Cartridge Belt and sections, 6 x hand grenades. Equipment Manual.

93635020 (and 34102):

ACTION MAN COMBAT FIELD PACK SET: Field Pack, Pistol belt, first aid belt pouch, entrenching tool and cover, mess tine, knife, fork, spoon, canteen and cover. Equipment Manual.

Equipment Cards:

93735510 (and 34201):

ACTION MAN COMBAT HELMET SET : Helmet, camo netting, plastic foliage. Equipment Manual.

93735520:

ACTION MAN COMBAT SANDBAGS SET: 3 x hessian sandbags. Equipment Manual.

93735530:

ACTION MAN COMBAT MESS KIT SET: Mess tin, knife, fork, spoon, canteen and cover. Equipment Manual.

93735500 (and 34201):

ACTION MAN COMBAT FIELD PACK SET : Field pack with buckles, entrenching tool and cover. Equipment Manual.

93735540 (and 34202):

ACTION MAN COMBAT RIFLE SET: M-1 rifle, shoulder strap, bayonet, cartridge belt, 2 x quad cartridge sections, 6 x grenades. Equipment Manual.

93735550:

ACTION MAN COMBAT CAMOUFLAGE NETTING SET: Netting, plastic multi-coloured foliage, tent posts, tent pegs, white cord. Equipment Manual.

 

Notes:

The Action Man Combat Soldier is a fully accessorised Action Man Action Soldier. Many accessories were available for pocket money prices, and it would have taken a few trips to the toy shop to get a completely kitted out Soldier. The Action Man Army Manual (that was included with the boxed Action Soldier) had details of how to set up this figure, and the accessories available.

40th Range

Action Man Combat Soldier fully accessorised

Action Man Combat Soldier

Action Man Combat Soldier helmet without netting

Action Man Combat Soldier helmet with netting and plastic foliage

1966 Action Man Army Manual

Action Man Army Manual 1966

Action Man Combat Soldier fully accessorised

Action Man US Soldier

Action Man Combat Soldier pack as per Army Manual

1966 Action Man Army Manual

Action Man Army Manual 1966

1966 Action Man Army Manual

Action Man Army Manual 1966

1966 Action Man Army Manual

Action Man Army Manual 1966

Action Man Combat Soldier Sets and Equipment Cards

 

93935010 and 34101

93935510 and 34201

93735540 and 34202

93735520

1966 Action Man Official Equipment Manual

Action Man Official Equipment Manual 1966

93935020 and 34102

93935530

93735500

93735550

1968 Action Man Official Equipment Manual

Action Man Official Equipment Manual 1968