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Article about: Hi all. Picked these up recently I believe they all date from the Interwar period. Interesting how the back of the group photo is written in English. Also interesting to see what appears to

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    Hi all. Picked these up recently I believe they all date from the Interwar period. Interesting how the back of the group photo is written in English. Also interesting to see what appears to be a British 1914 pattern leather belt on the chap in the last photo. Any comments are welcome. Cheers.
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    It appears the Latvian Army purchased German made helmets under contract or perhaps as a surplus item. NH

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    I have a feeling that following WW1 there were plenty of German helmets to be used as surplus in the Baltic states. Went to the Latvian War Museum, (which I would highly recommend if you are in Riga) and there was a massive array of weaponry and equipment that was used by the Latvian army.

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