When I was a kid, my stepdad told me that during the early
part of ww2, the Maytag company produced most of the
US helmets because they had the only presses big enough
to press the helmets. The same presses used to form the
washing machine drums.
Don't know if there is any truth to the story or not. He was full
of more BS then a Christmas turkey.
Live to ride -- Ride to live
I was addicted to the "Hokey-Pokey" but I've turned
"The German Army is the perfectly adapted, perfectly running Machine. The difference is that the Germans are organised with a view to War...with the cold, hard, practical and business-like purpose of winning victories."
G.W. Steevens - The Daily Mail (1897)