Edited by just-a-good-ole-boy, 05 August 2009 - 04:38 PM.
M1 medic lid from last haul
Posted 05 August 2009 - 04:32 PM
Posted 05 August 2009 - 04:37 PM
Posted 05 August 2009 - 04:59 PM
Posted 05 August 2009 - 10:46 PM
Very nice and similar to the one in the book. I'd have to ask the owner of that helmet where he obtained his since I don't remember it anymore, but if I am not mistaken he found it in a DRGM among a pile of various other M1's.
This came out of the John Coy collection/museum.John is no longer with us.Hard to say where he obtained this one from.Like the others there is no record or tags detailing where/who/how it was obtained.
Great Helmet.I had this in hand for a personal look.
Posted 06 August 2009 - 07:51 AM
Gary is a contributor on the Trigger Time Forum and actually does Airborne reenactment jumps so, I have no reason to question his determination of that helmet being AB. Yours looks very much like that one. Since Cesar has it in his book, maybe he could post a copy of that helmet for comparison. I don't want to violate any copyrights on his book but, he can give the OK for it.
Posted 06 August 2009 - 08:03 AM
Posted 06 August 2009 - 12:15 PM
Cute cat Bob. Reminds me of one of mine.
Edited by ccmax, 06 August 2009 - 12:18 PM.
Posted 06 August 2009 - 11:27 PM
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Posted 07 August 2009 - 02:15 AM
Edited by NickD, 07 August 2009 - 02:15 AM.
Posted 07 August 2009 - 05:45 AM
Airborne Glider Infantry Regiment's did not have the M-2 or M-1C's. Also, many AB groups came in on boats on D-Day. Many others were replacements whose only jumps consisted of Tail-gate jumps. Again, many of these never got AB lids.
im probably being a bit dim here but if this is an airborne helmet i cant seem to see the extra tabs to fix it to the liner or have i gone blind :think:
Edited by Bugme, 07 August 2009 - 05:54 AM.
Posted 08 August 2009 - 06:43 AM
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