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EF64 m42 ss

Article about: heres my m42 ss, its liner is blood damaged and the chinstrap has the corpse cut,

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    Thanks Dave , very nice pieces , they look awesome in the clear case , thanks for shareing , cheers Raymond

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  3. #12

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    hope this is a bit closer,sadly the ss ring is a copy
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    Sorry to wake up an old thread, but what exactly is a "corpses cut"? Is that where they cut the chinstrap to remove the helmet? I've seen pictures of US graves registration collecting gear helmets, packs and such to be reissued to healthy troops. Did the Germans not do this?

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    Yes, this phrase refers to removing it from a fallen soldier. I am sure the German Army reissued kit. But they would not cut the chinstrap like this.

    Cheers, Ade.

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    this is cut at an angle probably done by the welsh vet taken as a trophy from the dead ss soldier

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