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SS helmets in field

Article about: Amazing finds, sir. Keep searching the field. You will most likely find a lot more.

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    Hello guys,

    It has been a long time since I last posted something out here, but then again it has been a long time since I took the metaldetector out.

    These finds are from a field near the German/Luxembourg border where some American units got surrounded by SS troops. A local couple (in their late 80's) told us that some material was buried in this field. We got permission from the owner (their son) to search it. After about half an hour we got a very large signal with the detector. Turned out to be blown German ammo box and these two:






















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    Wow! I'm surprised parts of the leather liners and chinstrap survived.

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    Very nice finds , any idea what SS unit was involved ?
    The gates of hell were opened and we accepted the invitation to enter" 26/880 Lance Sgt, Edward Dyke. 26th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers , ( 3rd Tyneside Irish )

    1st July 1916

    Thought shall be the harder , heart the keener,
    Courage the greater as our strength faileth.
    Here lies our leader ,in the dust of his greatness.
    Who leaves him now , be damned forever.
    We who are old now shall not leave this Battle,
    But lie at his feet , in the dust with our leader

    House Carles at the Battle of Hastings

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    WOW! That is very cool stuff!!!

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    Amazing! The liner pin looks to be in remarkable condition. Must be brass?

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    If you are going to dig up helmets those are the best ones to find.

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    Quote by SteveR View Post
    If you are going to dig up helmets those are the best ones to find.
    Like SteveR says...........!

    Very nice finds !
    Regards,


    Steve.

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    Well done Bart 3 nice finds! keep it up

    John

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    Awesome , cheers Raymond

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    Great find!

    Alec

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