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U.S. MILITARY => HELMETS => Topic started by: Tom E. Gunn on May 19, 2017, 12:16:34 AM

Title: The evolution of the helmet in the US military
Post by: Tom E. Gunn on May 19, 2017, 12:16:34 AM
An interesting piece from the Smithsonian.

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/how-military-helmet-evolved-hazard-bullet-shield-180963319/
Title: Re: The evolution of the helmet in the US military
Post by: Tom E. Gunn on May 19, 2017, 12:45:14 PM
Notice that the "WW2" helmet...isn't! It's actually a post war example. Not the kind of error you'd expect from such an auspicious institution as the Smithsonian!