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German M1916 Stahlhelm combat helmet

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Identifier: 1987-029-0120

Title: German M1916 Stahlhelm combat helmet

Description: World War I German M1916 Stahlhelm combat helmet. The design of this helmet, introduced during the war, resulted in a reduction of head wounds suffered by German soldiers. It differed greatly from the traditional pickelhaube helmets previously worn, which provided little protection to the wearer.



Dates: circa 1916

Type(s): Helmet, Military


Subjects: World War, 1914-1918


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