AMERICAN WW11 M.C CAMO REVERSIBLE HELMET COVER
Adopted in 1942 this herring bone twill, cotton cloth, reversible helmet cover was used by the Marine Corps in the Pacific.
This two-sided reversible cover had three colours of tan/brown on one side and a four colour pattern of green/brown on the other. It has been suggested that the tan side was for beach landings and the green was to be used in the jungle.
Photographic evidence suggests that the green side was used most often. These are the early war covers without the foliage slits.