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Us helmet question

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    Can anybody identify what type of US helmet this is? The sides look odd (some kind of "hinge") where strap attaches to helmet. Any info would be greatly appreciated. I cant figure it out.
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    looks vietnam era, check the web of the liner for date

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    Carlson, Could this possibly be an American WWII bomber pilots helmet? I believe they wore an American steel pot with attachments for a device which covered the ears. I don't remember if it was simply more protection or communication device. It was so long ago my memory is kind of fuzzy about it. Worth checking into. John

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    This isn't any style American helmet that I have ever been aware of. Can't really tell you what it is.

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    ive never seen a US helmet like this but its possible it could be a prototype helmet of some sort as ive seen a lot of weird shaped US helmets but not one like this but its also possible its not US at all sorry i cant be of anymore help then that ??????

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    I think this is a ww2 flak helmet with the ear defenders removed and the green velvety flock material removed im am 985 sure of this my brother has one and ive been trying to get it for years!!

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    should of been 98% sure-possibly 100%

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    US army air force flack helmet its the only pick i could find hope it helps
    cheers ian
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    the area around the ears should be cut out the example is an early war M3
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    The M4a2 and M5(late war)
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