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WW2 US MP M1 Helmet Markings Guide

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Rick, I'll also add the black outlines around the MP writing, it can be seen on the 88th helmet posted earlier as well as this one from footage reel.

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Here is one of mine that is pretty unique:

 

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Looking for:

WWII-KW Enlisted/NCO marked M1s


Items related to the Fort Pierce Naval Amphibious Training Base


Medals awarded to Floridians

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Here's a shot of an MP liner that I used to own. I knew there was a period photo showing this style but, could not locate it for the new owner. However, after looking I think it matches close to the style on the white MP liner.

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MP helmets on display at the national military museum in Luxembourg.

 

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"The battle belonged that morning to the thin wet line of khaki that dragged itself ashore on the channel coast of France." - General Omar Bradley.

 

 

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