Uniforms of WW2

  1. The German M1935 Helmet History

    To View this blog on video instead of reading - click here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kc1CLpkdieU   Due to the types of warfare taking place prior to WW1 helmets were not at all like what we use in today’s times. Made of cloth or leather they did little to help protect the head during battle. Think of the German Pickelhaub , the spiked boiled...
  2. THE AIRBORNE SMOCK

      Among the specialized items of equipment issued to British airborne troops in WW2, perhaps the most popular with the troops themselves was the airborne smock. The first pattern was modelled on the German parachutist’s jump jacket, which was made to be stepped into and pulled up like a pair of overalls, except that the legs were cut off just...

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