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The United States military refers to the P-38 as the “John Wayne can opener.” It fits in your pocket, opens C-rations and is about 1½” in length. A short metal blade acts as a handle, with a hinged metal tooth folding out to pierce the lid of a can. Image source: Wikipedia contributors. “P-38 can opener.” Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 23 Oct. 2018. Web. 29 Dec. 2018.
The United States military refers to the P-38 as the “John Wayne can opener.” It fits in your pocket, opens C-rations and is about 1½” in length. A short metal blade acts as a handle, with a hinged metal tooth folding out to pierce the lid of a can. Image source: Wikipedia contributors. “P-38 can opener.” Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 23 Oct. 2018. Web. 29 Dec. 2018.

“As most Military and ex-Military would say, the P38 is both your best friend and worst enemy. As an enemy, it allowed you to open the can of food that has been sitting around for 10+ years and as a friend, it allowed you to open the can of food that had been sitting around for 10+ years...”

- Jim Ray

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