Combat Graphic

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The Combat Graflex, also called a Combat70 or Gullivers Contax, is a rangefinder camera made by Graflex and using 70mm film. It was designed by the former Zeiss Ikon designer Hubert Nerwin, and looks like an overgrown Contax II. Used by the US Army Signal Corps. Made between 1953 and 1957 but used also in the early Vietnam War.

The other Combat Camera, the Combat Graphic is a wooden body OD green 4x5 camera also made by Graflex and introduced to the Pacific war in 1944. This model was used by the US Navy and US Marine Corps. As there is much confusion between the two names it is probably safer to call them the Combat70 and Combat45 to differentiate between the film sizes.

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