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M1 HELMET OF THE WORLD WAR II GI


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The development and combat use of the US Second World War era, fixed bail, M1 helmet is covered in this all new volume. Years of research has resulted in this well-balanced and complete work, which includes previously unknown material and unique examples of the M1 helmet. Much attention is given to the many specific manufacturing details, contract numbers and dates involved in the production of M1 and M2 helmets. Each variation has been carefully photographed and presented. Also, ten mannequin ensembles represent the GI during basic training, through the fighting in Italy, Normandy, The Netherlands, the Ardennes and Germany. The museum section of the book contains a wealth of rare liners, unit painted helmets, rank marked helmets, camouflaged helmets, paratrooper helmets, battlefield found helmets and much more!

  • AUTHOR: Oosterman, P
  • FORMAT: 336pp 750 col 315x235 Hb
  • Code: 10096

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