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John Burnett Helmet Forum One of the most distinguishing characteristics of the German fighting force was their Stahlhelm.

View Poll Results: My choice from german camos is:
ww1 turtle pattern 45 7.32%
snow camo 72 11.71%
tan/yellow/sand DAK 69 11.22%
"Normandy" green,yellow,brown 236 38.37%
Mediterran/italian tan green/brown patches 41 6.67%
unusual/ not definied/other pattern 37 6.02%
woodchip/sand/grid mixture rough textured 51 8.29%
Wire/Net/strap/cloth attachments 64 10.41%
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Old 06-27-2017, 11:27 AM   #151
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Shrapnel hit.
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Old 06-27-2017, 10:37 PM   #152
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Great thread gents, some real gems posted

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Old 06-28-2017, 02:35 AM   #153
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A great one Mark.
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Old 06-28-2017, 03:10 AM   #154
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Well this one would have been a killer....,

Before and after paint removal.......
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Old 06-28-2017, 03:10 AM   #155
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After, internally it's excellent.
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Old 03-04-2019, 01:50 AM   #160
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I thought some period photos had surfaced showing this camo type application had existed? This was a while ago, but I'll try and find them.



-Jeremy


That’s right. In the movie ‘Kampf um Norwegen’ helmets with similar patterns of grout or mortar can be seen, albeit in uniform color. An early use of camo in 1940 that was experimented and improved upon in that theater. I think there around ten examples known. I own two of them.


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Old 03-08-2019, 03:19 PM   #161
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Normandie for ever
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Old 03-09-2019, 12:50 PM   #162
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A little partial to mine.
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