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Period Photographs

The photographs shown below depict various aspects of World War II German Air Force (Luftwaffe) helmets in actual use.  The photos are original, wartime era black and white images that serve as excellent reference to the many topics shared on  Photos such as these often dispel some of the many collector myths associated with those who have interest in World War II German headgear.  These photos are copyright protected and cannot be used in written, print, or electronic format without the expressed written approval of the webmaster.


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Fallschirmjäger Helmets

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Civic Model Fire Fighting Helmets

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M1935    M1940    M1942

SSK 90

Key Dates and Regulations

Droop Tailed & Snake Leg Variants

Second Pattern

Subdued Second Pattern


M1935 helmet with second pattern decal. M1918 double decal transitional helmet.
M1935 showing first pattern eagle decal. M1935 showing the air vent bushing.  - The Online Reference Guide to World War II German Helmets 1933-1945

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