Help identifying markings on a soviet SSh-39 : AskHistorians

The helmet, as you can see from the pictures, is an SSh-39, and is flat OD. Of interest are two markings, one on the front interior, image a 2, crossed swords, and the cyrillic letters meaning BB, or possibly the number 55, and on the rear interior, this stamp image (image I messed around with to make markings clearer)

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Air Forces of the National People's Army - Wikipedia

The Air Forces of the National People's Army (German: Luftstreitkräfte der Nationalen Volksarmee; LSK) was the Air Force of East Germany.As with the Landstreitkräfte, the Volksmarine, and the Border Troops, it was a military branch of the National People's Army (NVA).. The name Luftstreitkräfte applied originally to the air corps of the German Empire between 1910 and the end of World War I ...

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M56 Stahlhelm – DDR Militaria

In January 1956, under Stoph and Kiesen testing of the helmet started. While testing was ongoing some photo's of the New helmet were leaked to the FDJ. The pictures appeared in an East German newspaper in February 1956. This caused a slight problem because the team of engineers had been given until 1957 to complete the trials of the New helmet.

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: East German Steel Helmet : Sports & Outdoors

1 offer from $79.95. German WWII M42 Steel Helmet- Stahlhelm 42 WW2 M1942. 4.8 out of 5 stars. 111. 1 offer from $79.95. Repro Reversible WWII German M35 Helmet Cover Spring W Fall Oak Camo Color. 4.6 out of 5 stars. 106. 2 offers from $21.99.

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Help identifying a helmet - Military Quotes

It looks like an M1956/76 East German helmet. January 12th, 2017 MTInnes . Quote: Originally Posted by MontyB. Does it have any markings? It looks like an M1956/76 East German helmet. I cannot find any markings anywhere Thanks I will look into that. -- January 16th, 2017 JOC . A comparative look at the Soviet SSh-40, Czech Model 1953 and ...

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Poland Wz63 - Brendon's Helmets

One of a very few steel jump helmets made by the Warsaw Pact countries, most were cloth, plastic or leather and supposed to be discarded upon landing. This helmet was exported to many other countries including East Germany. This example was made by Huta Silesia in 1985. The cover is the "Frogskin" pattern worn by paratroops

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German Helmet Shell and Liner Sizes - REDDICK MILITARIA

The helmet's weight and method of positioning are extremely important and are directly related to its ballistic integrity. The helmet sizes are stamped into the underside of the neck apron. The sizes run as follows: Size 60 for head size 53, weight 810 - 930 grams. Size 62 for head size 55, weight 880 - …

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East German Grenzschutz Uniforms - DDR UNIFORMS - World ...

I would like to mention a very good book for this early East German time period. It is "Uniforms of the East German Military 1949-1990" by Klaus-Ulrich Keubke and Manfred Kunz. Published by Schiffer Publishing Co. in 2013 it covers the early foundations of the later DDR Military with authoritative quotations and period color uniform plates.

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German - WWI German Militaria - Equipment - Edged Weapons ...

sku: 1118611. 98 Butcher Blade Bayonet "in the white". New reproduction WW I Butcher Blade bayonet. These were first issued in 1915 by the Imperial German Army for use with GEW 98 Rifle. These are "in the white" with non-blued blades and pommels as originally issued in …

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Cart - Alexander and Sons German Helmet Restoration

Here at A&S we offer a wide range of WWI, WWII and post-war era helmet and field gear restoration services. We paint helmets as common as German M42s and U.S. M1 to the unsual such as a Czech M32s and the Austro-Hungarian Berndorfer. If the helmet was …

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Shop - Relics of the Reich

German Swords, Bayonets, Daggers and Fighting Knifes (1) German WWI and WWII Ribbon Bars (8) German WWII Armbands and Cufftitles (0) German WWII Buttons, Snaps, Hooks And Other Related Items (6) German WWII Field Gear and Equipment (3) German WWII Helmets (0) German WWII Medals and Awards (14) German WWII Photo Albums and Loose Photos (12)

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c013684 east german model m56/66 combat helmet. c001884 east german mbii helmet with camouflage net. c020875 nva iii rain pattern camouflage field cap. c049885 east german rain pattern camouflage grouping. c010184 east german visor cockade grouping. c037876 east german "betriebsschutz" uniform group. ...

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DDR East German Militaria - Militariarg.com

M54 East German Helmet size 58 and M42 CKL size 66, with high lot factory markings (1945) Early M56 Volskarmee Helmet and M54 KVP Helmet: MP44 STG44 Metal made by DENIX. Repro KVP M54 (1st type) KVP (Barracks Police 1954) steel helmet replica. DDR M605 Helmet.

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Militaria - JoeSalter.ca

The M56 East German helmet was considered to be relatively scarce until the time of the German reunification. This helmet shows the later liner with 6 leather tongues and the foam padding. Origin. ... This bit was built by August Buerman and probably dates to WW1. No military markings but maker marked. Overall excellent condition.

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Codes and Markings - ProofHouse.com

Codes and Markings. 101 Code following the model name on arms made for Sears, Roebuck & Company by Savage. 102 Code following the model name on arms made for Sears, Roebuck & Company by Savage. 103 Code following the model name on arms made for Sears, Roebuck & Company by Marlin. 104 Code following the model name on arms made for Sears, Roebuck ...

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American WW2 - Insignia - All Airborne Badges - Epic Militaria

New In Store German WW2 Militaria German WW2 Insignia. British & Russian. American WW2. Military, Outdoor & Vintage Clothing. Military & Outdoor Equipment. Army & Navy Surplus. Services. End of Line & Sale Items . Account . Settings . Currency. GBP - British Pound € - Euro ...

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Why did east German soldiers wear weird helmets? - Quora

Answer (1 of 5): My understanding is that, much like Commonwealth helmets in World War 1 and 2, East German helmets were designed to provide more protection from fragments falling from above, as well as comfort. With traditional Soviet/US-style helmets, the steel covers too much of the ears and c...

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Home page - Collector's Source

Welcome to Collector's Source - Military Collectibles. Collector's Source buys and sells military collectibles across Canada. Since 1987, we have been supplying collectors, re-enactors, theatres, movie productions, and museums with high-quality live and deactivated arms and accessories. Although our primary area of interest is British ...

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Military Surplus - East German Items - Hessen Antique

Browse a selection that includes original issue East German uniforms, winter hats, canteens, bayonets, magazine pouches, MP helmet covers, and so much more. Whether you are looking for a gift for the history buff in your life, or you want an original reenactment uniform, we have the best products for bargain prices, so get yours today!

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Guide On Identifying Soviet / Russian SSh40, SSh60, and ...

The main production markings are along the back of the helmet. The ink box indicates helmet size and the production year / factory. The ink box on my helmet reads produced from the "CT" factory in 1957 size P-1. There are also other production ink markings along with batch number heat stamp into the back of the helmet (image 1.4).

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Post WWII East German Helmet - Axis History Forum

Perhaps this can shed some light on the situation.THE EAST GERMAN HELMET East German NVA Stahlhelm: Historical development. The East German Military Helmet has origins that can be traced all the way back to 1939, and to the Weacht invasion of Poland. The Iron and Steel Specialty Division of the Third Reich Research Council undertook a study ...

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Helmets, Hats, and Berets - Trident Military

H3.East German paratrooper helmets.Used,exc. $45.00 H4.East German paratrooper helmets.Unissued. $69.95

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From Behind the Iron Curtain: Communist Bloc Helmets ...

This helmet lead to the first true East German helmet, the Model 1954. In appearance, it is similar to the German M-35 but it does have considerably more square shape. These were used by the border police and VOPO forces. These helmets are extremely rare today. The Model 1954 were replaced by the Model 1956, the most recognizable helmet from ...

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Four Bees: GDR Klappspaten, East German Entrenching Tool ...

GDR Klappspaten, East German Army E-Tool. The shovel is in brand-new, unissued condition and came in a "last issue", Strichtarn camo cover. This style of shovel (e-tool, entrenching tool) is the smaller style that was issued to East German Paratroops, Engineers, Pioneers and Motorized Infantry units. The handle is a very stout hard wood.

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East German Helmet ID - warrelics.eu

East German Helmet ID. Gentlemen could someone help me decipher the stamp in this lid wondering if one of them is a date stamp . Im thinking its a original looked at quite a few today searching on the net to compare it to.It was cheap enough so I bought it will make a nice one for helmet and headgear collection . Regards Mark K.

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Third Reich Refurbished Helmets - Germania International

German Army, Single-decal M-43 Helmet (Item HELM 1-26) DESCRIPTION:Here is a size '59' 'M-43' helmet. This again is a 100-percent real German WWII helmet completely and expertly refurbished with new liner, strap, decal, and repainted to resemble the actual original color. It still has the back of shell marking ('NS 64 250').

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Overlooked Military Surplus -- Vietnam era Field Gear ...

Vietnam era First Aid Field Dressing Bandage. Vietnam era Small Arms Canvas Ammo Pouch 20 Round. Vietnam Era M1956 Butt Pack. Canteen Cover Vietnam Era M-56 Mint. Canteen Cover Vietnam Era M-56 Near Mint. US Army M-1956 Bandage Compass Pouch. Vietnam 2 Quart Canteen M1967 Mint. Canteen Cover Vietnam Era Nylon 1974.

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EAST GERMAN PARATROOPER HELMET WITH LINER CHIN …

original nva east german army m-63 paratrooper helmet. polish made cold war era helmet with markings on the inside crown of h s 2/1. dated 1979 outer shell is the classic german green shade paint. liner is a 8 finger brown leather style. ear flaps are green leather. chinstrap is …

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IMPERIAL GERMAN HELMETS - germanmilitaria.com

C013984 EAST GERMAN MODEL M56 COMBAT HELMET. C013684 EAST GERMAN MODEL M56/66 COMBAT HELMET. C001884 EAST GERMAN MBII HELMET WITH CAMOUFLAGE NET. OTHER NATIONS 1914-45 & POST WW2 ITEMS. To see our complete inventory of early Other Nations Post WW2 items Click Here. C013484 WEST GERMAN M62 COMBAT HELMET. ...

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Combat models and makers – German Helmet Vault

Contents of this page The different German combat helmet models explained in detailFactories and shell markingsInspection stamps I. Models M16 and M18 These 2 models were produced during World War 1. After World War 1 the Reichswehr continued using them and when Hitler came to power in 1933 these helmets saw continued use up till 1945. I…

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What is a East German Fallschirmjager vest & back pack ...

Re: What is a East German Fallschirmjager vest & back pack w TeamAFX, yes it a real NVA one produced in the first quarter of 1990 (1/"D" markings). 1958 is the factory number. This is the very last model, as it has green loops above the large pocket.

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East German Military Surplus Helmet | Keep Shooting

The East German Steel Helmet is an authentic East German military helmet. When East Germany collapsed and German unification was started, all of the relics from the Cold War became undesired to be worn by security services. These helmets were easily one of the most identifiable articles with the East German guards who patrolled the Berlin Wall ...

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PSH-77 | Equipment Wiki | Fandom

The PSH-77 is a titanium helmet of Swiss origin. The PSH-77 is a crash helmet made of titanium and has installed a speaker, a volume control, a plug for connecting a handheld radio and the recording of a microphone. A ballistic visor can be attached to the helmet, and the helmet also has metal angles which serve as a stop for the visor. The inner lining is the same as in the "Springerhelm ...

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