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What were parachutes made of in world war 2?

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What were World War 2 parachutes made out of?

Silk.


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1 million


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What did they use to make parachutes out of up until World War 2 and what are they made out of now?

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Was it possible for Roosevelt to order parachutes foe troops during World War 2?

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What types of knives used in World War 2?

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Where did women take their stockings during World War 2 to donate for soldiers?

I don't know but the Americans used them to make parachutes.


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What is a sentence for the word rationed?

All the food has been rationed.Nylon was rationed in World War 2 because it was needed to make parachutes with.


What color were World War 2 parachutes?

White for Allies and yellow for Germans Some were colored to identify cargo container contents or camoflaged to hide.


What were some of the changes to fashion during World War 2?

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What made France so powerful in World War 2?

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What were parachutes used for in world war 2?

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