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German helmets used for other reasons.

Article about: Sort of a variation on the theme of "turning swords into plowshares"...although admittedly that motto has more cachet than "turning helmets into chamber pots." I like the

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    Sort of a variation on the theme of "turning swords into plowshares"...although admittedly that motto has more cachet than "turning helmets into chamber pots."

    I like the gas mask cannister turned into a pitcher.

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    Lucky strike great photos of the enamelled helmet ,and the gas mask tin.I have many gas mask tins as helmet stands ,but i never seen them turned into other uses ,interesting.I hope if any other guys have photos ,if they have time they will post them.

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    Here is one shown in the Liberation Museum, Groesbeek, The Netherlands.

    Cheers, Ade.
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    Here is one off mine !
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    This one was used with a handel , that's missing, to get water from a lake or something like that.

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    I grew up in the town of Lampertheim, Germany...The Fire-department there turned an old Fire-Police helmet into an ashtray. They shouldn't have left it outside (because I stole it back in 1978)....

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    Lol

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    the first is for sale on our marketplace and the second is at some museum normandy
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    Guys im glad i started this thread ,as the photos are amazeing.Thanku for posting the pics.

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    Quote by Wolfspear View Post
    My Grandparents had one under the bed which they used as a chamber pot

    I have sat on it many times

    Nick
    So, the Moldavian peasant isn't that savage after all...

    I used to think the West should never find out about such an... an... I just don't have words, it's something so disrespectful.

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