- The Online Reference Guide to World War II German Helmets 1933-1945

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  • Buying Tips:  Advice on how to proceed with purchasing a German helmet or start building a collection.

  • Chinstraps:  Commonly asked questions regarding chinstraps and their variations.

  • Decals:  Answers to questions concerning German helmet insignia.

  • Liners:  The most common questions regarding liner bands, leather, and manufacturing marks.

  • Paint and Camouflage:  Questions concerning wartime paint finishes and their variations.

  • Selling Tips:  Advice on how to go about selling your helmet.

  • Shell Markings:  Answers to questions concerning shell markings found on German helmets.

  • Values:  Commonly asked questions regarding the value of a given helmet.  - The Online Reference Guide to World War II German Helmets 1933-1945

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