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Made with our 18 gauge steel and authentic leather liner
This M38 helmet is hand-aged with period correct chickenwire
Due to the fact that it is hand-aged and hand-painted, there will be minor variations in the final product.
Expertly Handcrafted Replica
M38 – The German Fallschirmjägers (Paratroopers) in WWII were known as an elite force that fought fierce and fairly. They were credited by US and UK veterans as the toughest soldiers they faced. After the Battle of Crete the Fallschirmjäger were used on all battle fronts primarily as infantry. This helmet is representative of helmets worn in Russia 1943-45 and in France 1944-45. The mix of Green paints was typical in summer use with the famous chicken wire added to stick brush and branches on to the helmet. This was especially needed late in the war when the Germans lost air superiority.