WWII German Helmets - World War Two Helmets

And, unlike the US M1 helmet, the German helmet came in a variety of sizes. For collectors, it is always important to identify the manufacturer and size of a helmet. This is easily discerned by locating the manufacturer code and the size stamp underneath the skirt of a helmet. The typical sizes of German helmets are: 60, 62, 64, 66, and 68.

East German Helmet - War Relics

the East German helmets come in 3 sizes and should be stamped inside the shell as. I = small. II = medium. III = large. my helmet is marked a size III [large] and I wear a US size 7 5/8 hat size, the helmet fits me well.

Stahlhelm Vs M1: Two of the Best Combat Helmets of World ...

The American M1 helmet and the German Stahlhelm can rightly be called the best helmets of the Second World War. M1 helmet. Unlike the Stahlhelm, which was made in several sizes, the M1 was made in one size. Thus, American factories simplified the production process and reduced the burden on military logistics systems.

WW2 Relic German helmets For sale

Ww2 German paratrooper M38 battle-damaged helmet and cartridge case. $ 1400,00 Add to cart.

German Helmet Shell and Liner Sizes - REDDICK MILITARIA

The helmet's weight and method of positioning are extremely important and are directly related to its ballistic integrity. The helmet sizes are stamped into the underside of the neck apron. The sizes run as follows: Size 60 for head size 53, weight 810 - 930 grams. Size 62 for head size 55, weight 880 - …

EAST GERMAN DDR STEEL HELMET M56 - Aussie Digger Militaria


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East German Military Rain Camo Uniform Jacket & Pants Size m52. $22.50. 2 bids. $14.20 shipping. Ending Aug 19 at 12:55PM PDT. 5d 8h.

The M-56 Stalhelm

The M-56 Stalhelm. The East German helmet has origins that can be traced back to Nazi Germany. The Third Reich Research Council undertook a study of the ballistic characteristics inherent to various military helmets of armies of several different countries. The Reich Institute For Defense Technology was charged with this study, and two ...

East German NVA M56 helmets - War Relics

East German NVA M56 helmets. Hi guys here I have a first pattern M56 East German helmet. The M56 was produced by Eisen und Hütte AG and the liners by VEB Sattler und Taucha Lederwarenfabrik. The design was originally a ww2 design which was to replace the German helmets in use but was refused by Hitler even though it was easier and cheaper to ...

East Germany - Wikipedia

East Germany, officially the German Democratic Republic (GDR; German: Deutsche Demokratische Republik, pronounced [ˈdɔʏtʃə demoˈkʁaːtɪʃə ʁepuˈbliːk] (), DDR, pronounced [ˌdeːdeːˈʔɛʁ] ()), was a state that existed from 1949 to 1990 in eastern Germany as part of the Eastern Bloc in the Cold War.Commonly described as a communist state, it described itself as a socialist ...

The Steel Helmets of East Germany: The Most Reliable and ...

The first true East German helmet was the Model 1954, which in appearance is somewhat similar to the German M-35 but is considerably squarer in shape. These helmets were never used by the NVA, but ...

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The original design for the shell was introduced in 1944, but never made it into service with the Weacht. In 1956, East Germans began using the shell with a WW2 style liner. In 1976, this liner style, which was cheaper and more comfortable than the previous liner, was introduced and used until the reunification in 1989. These helmets …

From Behind the Iron Curtain: Communist Bloc Helmets ...

It is believed that both actual SSh-40 and Czech M-53 helmets were issued. These featured a unique East German decal on the front. This model, with the decal, is highly sought after by collectors and is considered somewhat rare. Fakes, unfortunately, are known to exist. This helmet lead to the first true East German helmet, the Model 1954.

Stahlhelm M1945 | Equipment Wiki | Fandom

The Stahlhelm M1945 is a steel helmet of German origin. The East German Military Helmet has origins that can be traced all the way back to 1939, and to the Weacht invasion of Poland. The Iron and Steel Specialty Division of the Third Reich Research Council undertook a study at that time, of the ballistic characteristics inherent to various military helmets of armies of several different ...

Stahlhelm - Wikipedia

The Stahlhelm (German, 'steel helmet') is a specific type of German military headgear made of steel, which is primarily intended to provide protection against shrapnel and fragments of grenades.The term Stahlhelm refers both to a generic steel helmet and more specifically to the distinctive German military design.. The armies of major European powers introduced helmets of this type during ...

East Germany M56/76 - Brendon's Helmets

East Germany M56/76. The final version of the M56 saw the exterior shell rivet less, all other components stayed the same. The shell is stamped III which is a large size 3 and manufactured in February 1978. The nylon cover is that of the Military Police Traffic Controllers. The photographs below show three stages in the helmets manufacture ...

Why did east German soldiers wear weird helmets? - Quora

Answer (1 of 5): From Wikipedia: M1956[edit] M1956 East German Stahlhelm The East German M-56 helmet was originally designed in 1942 as a replacement for the M1935/M1940 model Stahlhelm. It was initially developed for the Weacht by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Fry and his collaborator Dr. Hansel from the...


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East German Helmet M56 | Etsy

This is an East German m56 helmet. It has the leather lining and strap. The helmet has many scratches and wear, but that added to the patina. This helmet is approximately 12" long, 10.5" wide and 6" tall. This would be a great addition to a military collection. Please let me know if you have

DDR East German Militaria - Militariarg.com

M54 East German Helmet size 58 and M42 CKL size 66, with high lot factory markings (1945) Early M56 Volskarmee Helmet and M54 KVP Helmet: MP44 STG44 Metal made by DENIX. Repro KVP M54 (1st type) KVP (Barracks Police 1954) steel helmet replica. DDR M605 Helmet.

Combat models and makers – German Helmet Vault

The Maker stamp together with the helmet size stamp are found on the wearers left side or for a mid to late war helmet the maker and size stamp are found above the lot number on the back. Following helmet sizes were produced with the most common size of the day being size 62 and 64. Size 70 and 72 helmets are very rare. 60 with 52 or 53 liner band

East German M56/76 Steel Helmet-Unissued – Mike's Militaria

East German M56/76 Steel Helmet-Unissued. Regular price $80.00 180 Sold. East German M56/76 Steel Helmet-Unissued. Regular price $80.00 Shell Size. II (Medium-Large) III (Large-XL) Regular price $80.00 Sold out. I managed to snag a small batch of these VERY hard to find Unissued helmets. These came shipped to me in their original boxes from the ...

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EAST GERMAN UNIFORM SIZE CONVERSION TABLES. To see the East German Hats, Caps, Helmets I currently have on offer, click here HEAD GEAR and for Uniforms and Field Gear click here UNIFORMS. Conversion Tables for Clothes and Shoes.

NS History: The East German NVA Stahlhelm from NS Era

The East German Military Helmet has origins that can be traced all the way back to 1939, and to the Weacht invasion of Poland. The Iron and Steel Specialty Division of the Third Reich Research Council undertook a study at that time, of the ballistic characteristics inherent to various military helmets of armies of several different countries.

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East German M56 helmet - YouTube

This video has been in the works a while. This video will cover the East German m56 stahlhelm used by east Germany in various models from the 50's to well in...