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Bonjour.

 

Can you tell me what the three holes are for on the edge of this M1917 helmet?

 

Merci Sol.

 

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Maybe one of those experimental facemasks?


A picture is worth a thousand words, so here's a thousand pictures!

"I read that in war bad things happen, Ain't that the ************* truth" -1st Lt Mike Scotti

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Wilmer eye shields. B)



Pvt. James H. Honey 1st Md. Eastern shore Vol. Inf. Co. D (union) Gettysburg
Pvt. George Eddie Lear 26th Inf. Co.H 1st Div .(WW1) P.H. WIA Cpl. Richard Elsea 268th C.A. Bn. Battery A. WW2 SSgt. Grant Elsea 314th Inf. Hq.Co. I.R.79thDiv. WW2
Cpl. Harry Lawrence Butler Jr 23rd Regt. WIA Korea Lt. George Olin Tilghman 111th MG. 29th Div. WW1 DIS France 1919
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Only 35,000 were made for use with the Wilmer eye shield.

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Are the holes on both sides?

If it was for a face mask attachment you would think

they would be on both sides? Cant tell from the pics.

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