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can you ID the helmets used by these Iranian soldiers?

Article about: The Iranians purchased German helmets in the seventies. This one in the clip is one of them, no doubt! Emile

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    Iranian Helmet Shell with painted insignia on ebay

    judging by the liner holes this appears to be a West German M61 paratrooper helmet shell



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    Default Iranian soldier wearing a British Turtle Shell style helmet

    this Iranian has a British MK4 type helmet used during the Iran Iraq War.
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    An interesting picture Battlgear ,i like the crude use of the tape tabs holding the safe passage if martyred headband ,the chinstrap looks like an earlier ww 2 period example perhaps a MK11 strap but cant be 100% percent

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    Quote by battle gear View Post
    this Iranian has a British MK4 type helmet used during the Iran Iraq War.
    And a tin of snuff in his pocket LoL
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    Default helmets at the victory arch

    many of the helmets probably ended up at the victory arch in Iraq or reused in the later Gulf Wars


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    Quote by James C View Post
    An interesting picture Battlgear ,i like the crude use of the tape tabs holding the safe passage if martyred headband ,the chinstrap looks like an earlier ww 2 period example perhaps a MK11 strap but cant be 100% percent
    he's probably wearing the MKIII helmet? with the same liner as the MKII with a screw and nut instead of the lift the dot type fastener

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