Parachute Camo Helmet Covers
Posted 23 January 2007 - 06:49 PM
Unidentified 1st Infantry Division Soldier in Normandy 1944. Screencaps from the DVD "France is Free".
Unidentified 90th Infantry Division Soldier in Normandy 1944. Screencaps from the DVD "Combat Reels, 90th ID in Normandy"
Posted 24 January 2007 - 12:28 PM
Posted 25 January 2007 - 08:06 AM
Posted 20 September 2007 - 08:23 AM
Anyway, first one is a group of Easy co 5th Rng taken shortly after the battle. "Beck" Beccue at right
Both photos below were taken near Saint Renan, North of Brest. Those soldiers are from the 2nd Rng Bn. Photos are not clear but originals are showing camo parachute with no doubts.
Posted 20 September 2007 - 01:44 PM
Posted 26 September 2007 - 02:54 AM
These members of the 2nd Rangers battalion have just been awarded the DSC after their action on D-Day at La Pointe du Hoc. Five of them are wearing parachute camo helmet covers.
Hope it helps,
Posted 14 October 2007 - 05:12 AM
Edited by Bugme, 26 August 2009 - 09:47 AM.
Posted 23 February 2008 - 09:39 PM
I ran across these photos after reading this thread and thought you would really enjoy seeing them. This photo was taken on June 6th 1944 and was late in the day. It is of either the 1st or 3rd battalion of the 359th Infantry.
Posted 23 February 2008 - 09:40 PM
Posted 23 February 2008 - 09:51 PM
Posted 26 February 2008 - 06:31 PM
Posted 10 March 2008 - 02:39 PM
No wonder 90th soldiers had para canopy camouflaged helmets. There is an image known where 90th soldier uses even M1A1 para carbine. At Normandy 90th several times had the contacts with the 82nd Abn.
And my camouflaged cap for my long distance forest trips with my dog
Posted 13 March 2008 - 03:07 PM
Posted 16 September 2008 - 11:28 AM
The soldier in the center behind the staff sergeant is wearing a camo helmet cover.
Posted 15 February 2009 - 09:40 AM
Posted 07 March 2009 - 09:01 AM
Posted 13 March 2009 - 05:07 PM
Posted 13 March 2009 - 07:53 PM
Here is 2 more pics when they are on the line. One is a burlap cover and the other is parachute camo.
Posted 30 March 2009 - 12:34 AM
Posted 19 June 2009 - 01:37 AM
Some even sewed camouflaged parachute silk on their berets, which were British Pattern Berets.
Posted 20 June 2009 - 05:21 AM
Edited by Bugme, 26 August 2009 - 09:51 AM.
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