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#1 ccmax

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Posted 05 February 2010 - 09:07 AM

Let's start another reference thread with period pics only. WWII medic helmets this time. I will add some pics later on today.

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Posted 05 February 2010 - 09:22 AM

Medics from Life

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Posted 05 February 2010 - 09:23 AM

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Posted 05 February 2010 - 09:25 AM

BEF - 5th Army - Italy

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Posted 05 February 2010 - 09:29 AM

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Posted 05 February 2010 - 09:30 AM

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Posted 05 February 2010 - 09:33 AM

Sometimes they wore simple unpainted helmets...

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Posted 05 February 2010 - 09:36 AM

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Posted 05 February 2010 - 09:38 AM

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Posted 05 February 2010 - 09:39 AM

Corpsman

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Posted 05 February 2010 - 09:41 AM

More Corpsman

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Posted 05 February 2010 - 09:42 AM

More FEB medics:

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Posted 05 February 2010 - 09:44 AM

Two of my favorites. More FEB guys.

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#14 Ricardo

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Posted 05 February 2010 - 09:47 AM

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Variations in Geneva Convention Symbols painted on Steel Helmets:

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Jeep Ambulance pertaining to the Medical Detachment of the 32d Armored Regiment (3d Armored Division), note extra Geneva Convention markings:

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Geneva Convention Brassard being tucked behind camouflage net of Steel Helmet, field improvisation:

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Medic helping an injured man, Geneva Convention Red Cross painted on Whitewashed Steel Helmet, winter improvisation:

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Medics from the 94th Infantry Division trying on Geneva Convention Tabards, all Aid Men are wearing Brassards on both arms, also note the different sizes of Helmet Markings:

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Posted 05 February 2010 - 09:47 AM

Great thread!

My dad with a few friends. 94th ID medics.

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Posted 05 February 2010 - 09:48 AM

442nd.

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Posted 05 February 2010 - 09:48 AM

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A 3/4-Ton Weapons Carrier serving as makeshift Ambulance, crossing 'Siegfried Line' (Westwall) Dragon Teeth defensive elements:

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Posted 05 February 2010 - 09:48 AM

Unique Camo Medic

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Posted 05 February 2010 - 09:49 AM

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Posted 05 February 2010 - 09:50 AM

Another Unmarked

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Posted 05 February 2010 - 09:51 AM

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Posted 05 February 2010 - 09:52 AM

Another Unmarked...

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Posted 05 February 2010 - 09:53 AM

Capt. Gordon C. Stenhouse (1st Battalion Surgeon, 505th PIR) rides a 'liberated' German Kettenkrad Motorcycle, now adorned with Allied Symbol (blue flag with white star) and Geneva Convention Markers. The trooper standing at right, Cpl. Lenagham was killed moments following the taking of this photograph.

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Posted 05 February 2010 - 09:55 AM

5th / 6th ESB, Captain belonging to either 61st / 60th Med Bn (see special red cross helmet markings):

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5th ESB medics treating casualties - note special helmet markings (red cross outlined white):

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Posted 05 February 2010 - 09:55 AM

E. Armitage, a company aid medic, Anzio, April 1944.

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