M52 Czech helmets ?
Hi all new to the site I'm newly into Soviet /eastern block helmets I have 2 as far as I know there both Czech M52 an I right ? The second and third pictures of the same helmet 1st picture is the other .any idea why there's holes in the rear rim of the darker helmet ??
05-16-2016 12:10 AM
welcome to the forum! Your second dark helmet is a Czech Vz 53 fire brigade helmet. The holes in the rear rim are for the fixation of a leather neck guard. The other helmet without holes is a normal helmet for infantry.
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