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4 new helmets and my first US shell :-)

Article about: Hello from France It has been a nice week :-) I receive 4 new helmets for my collection: a nice Mk. 4 (1945 dated), a Luftschutz entnazifiert , a nice Adrian 26 Génie et my first M1 shell. I

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    Fantastic collection Jean Loup, I too am curious about the cream painted strip on the Mle-26, was it a Civil defence marking

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    Thank you for your interest ;-)

    Quote by AZPhil View Post
    Just to educate myself. What does the white strip on the french M26 mean?
    It means that this helmet was use during "german in France period" as civilian "défense passive - DP" (it was first use in army, and after german invasion as DP).

    Cheers from France

    Jean Loup

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    Great purchases Jean,we have the same sickness,can't stop buying militaria,the M1 looks to have had a repaint at some stage of its service life,but still a nice Lid and so are the others...............

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