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M40 Relic

Article about: Hello forum members my first post here on the forum hehe. I'm Peter from Holland, and I collect about 3 years German Militaria 1939-1945 In the beginning I collected many relics helmet and o

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    Perhaps some of these battle damaged helmets may not have been on the owners'
    heads at the time of impact, but if there was any kind of shooting..................
    that's where MINE would be !

    Pieter, thank you ! Please show us more of your great helmets !
    I am on the look out for one like this now ! !



    Last edited by Walkwolf; 04-07-2010 at 04:16 AM.

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    Even the heavy shell quist couldnt stop this bullet.

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    Seen some helmets which have damage consistant with being used for target practice which was a common thing with many of the ones that were left lying around after a Battle.
    The gates of hell were opened and we accepted the invitation to enter" 26/880 Lance Sgt, Edward Dyke. 26th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers , ( 3rd Tyneside Irish )

    1st July 1916

    Thought shall be the harder , heart the keener,
    Courage the greater as our strength faileth.
    Here lies our leader ,in the dust of his greatness.
    Who leaves him now , be damned forever.
    We who are old now shall not leave this Battle,
    But lie at his feet , in the dust with our leader

    House Carles at the Battle of Hastings

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    nice historic find

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    Tells a story

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    A very nice relic.. Battle-damaged helmets are fascinating..

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