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Need help with an ID on this helmet

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    Default Need help with an ID on this helmet

    A friend of mine picked up this helmet the other day for me ( he knows nothing about military helmets ) . I believe it to be French but not sure . It is made of a hard fiber material and is well made . Any help would be great !!
    Thank You for your help !!
    DaveClick image for larger version. 

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    French M65 Tanker Helmet
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    - entrenching tool carrier (straight and folding),
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    Thank You very Much for your help !!
    Dave

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    these can also be used as helmet liners with the French M51 steel helmet as used by motorzed troops and tankers when they needed a combat helmet when they had to exit the tank, they could simply put a steel helmet over the tanker helmet for better protection.

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    Thank You battle gear for the additional information !!
    Dave

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