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A bandolier or a bandoleer is a pocketed belt for holding either individual bullets, or belts of ammunition. It is usually slung sash-style over the shoulder and chest, with the ammunition pockets across the midriff and chest.[1] Though functionally similar, they are distinct from chest rigs, which are designed to hold magazines instead.

Mexican Revolutionary General Pancho Villa wearing two bandoliers