P-38 Can Opener
The Army's greatest invention!
Small and light to carry around. Faster than a normal can opener if the user has sufficient experience. Also known as a "John Wayne", so named because the actor was shown in a training film using it. The P-38 can opener is a small folding blade used to open canned rations (such as K-rations or C-rations) amongst many other uses.
MIL-J-0837. Silver colored. US military p-38 can opener.
Dimensions: 1.5" x 5/8", tip extends .5".