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    M1 Steel Pots.

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    Post by parafal on Tue Sep 20, 2011 3:29 am

    This is my collection of M1 Steel Pots , from WWII Front Seam Shells to 1980s models

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    Post by Camo_fiend on Tue Sep 20, 2011 3:46 am

    Good stuff! Some neat-looking graffiti on the helmet in the second row.


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    Post by parafal on Tue Sep 20, 2011 3:58 am

    Camo_fiend wrote:Good stuff! Some neat-looking graffiti on the helmet in the second row.

    That is an 82nd AB 505th PIR helmet , when the 505 deployed to Vietnam in 1968 most of the troopers stenciled the winged Panther on both sides of their helmet covers

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    Post by Camo_fiend on Tue Sep 20, 2011 12:04 pm

    Very cool; thanks for the detailed photos!


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    Post by bolo on Wed Dec 07, 2011 1:41 pm

    is the helmet with a camo net a French M51? reminds me of the helmets used by the French in the early 1950's
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    Post by parafal on Sat Dec 10, 2011 4:32 am

    bolo wrote:is the helmet with a camo net a French M51? reminds me of the helmets used by the French in the early 1950's

    It's a US WWII M1 with a French camo net , same as the one being used by the LEF trooper on the Left side of the photo bellow taken in Indochina

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    Post by HoovieDude on Fri Dec 23, 2011 2:03 pm

    Nice collection of steel! Where did you find the French net?

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