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Did I find my helmet

Article about: I started a thread about the v or Roman numeral 5 on a helmet I just bought. Question do you think a found a picture of one just like it. The man is in the middle at the back of the transpor

  1. #11


    I think you found a similar helmet. But yours is minus the camouflage.

  2. #12


    Thanks Steve for the reply. I was excited to possibly find another helmet with the v or Roman numeral. It is nice to maybe able to place it in the war time frame and use.
    Fortune favors the brave 644th td

  3. #13


    Similar helmet here:

    "U.S. WW2 Fixed Bale M1 Helmet with liner. Appears to be some type of painted V on front of helmet and liner appears to have navy type grey paint remenants. Liner marked with Mine Safety Applicance (MSA) logo." Real or not I don't know as its not my thing!!

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    American Headgear - American WW2 M1 Fixed Bale Helmet
    "Per Ardua"

  4. #14


    V Amphibious Corps
    or 5th marine division who were part of above.
    or it may have belonged to Virgil. just joking!
    best of luck with your quest.

  5. #15


    Rob and Paul, thank you for taking the time to help in this quest.
    Fortune favors the brave 644th td

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