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    I helped organise a display for this weekend of rememberance and one of the chaps involved brought along his fathers BEF/Dunkirk helmet, as you can see, his father had a near miss, the damaged was caused by a bullet catching the underside of the rim of the helmet and left the wearer with a serious headache apparently.
    Regards
    Gary
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    Wow, what a stroke of fate, that he survived, incredible !

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    Lol - looks like it was hit with a dull axe.........!
    Regards,


    Steve.

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    looks more like it was smacked with the edge of a shovel. Bullets don't behave like that.

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    I have to disagree with the last two comments, having seen the way the mark to the helmet is formed, I do believe it has been struck by a bullet. Attached is the medical card issued to Sgt Beasley, apparently he had severe concussion.
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    Gary
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