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Original U.S. WWII 82nd Airborne Named Paratrooper Helmet with Post War Decals

Regular price $995.00

Item Description

Original Item: Only One Available. This is a genuine late WWII front seam M-1C helmet shell with original finish (the 82nd Airborne decals were added after the war possible for Korean War use). The liner is also an original WWII liner with all original components rigger modified to be an airborne liner for Korea.

This M-1C paratrooper helmet is what would have been used during WWII by members of the various Parachute Infantry Regiments towards the end of WWII.

The M-1 helmet retains it's original heavily weathered finish exterior paint and swivel bale chinstrap loops. It also has original shuttle loom sewn airborne chinstraps set with original hardware and snaps.

The M-1 liner provided with this helmet has an original suspension liner, but modified to airborne specifications. It has original HBT cloth suspension (which includes): upper suspension, lace cord, back-strap, nape strap, sweatband, internal airborne snaps, leather liner chinstrap, shuttle loomed A straps with with original brass wire buckles. It is missing the chin cup.

It is named on both the shell and liner in white paint to:

PFC M. R. PAPA
SERVICE CO.

This is a very affordable way to get an original configuration WWII Paratrooper Helmet for a fraction of the cost.

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