Tin Hats to Composite Helmets - A Collector's Guide
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Tin Hats to Composite Helmets - A Collector's Guide brings together in a single volume the primary protective helmets of the world's military forces from 1915 to modern times. It traces the development of the helmet from the Great War French 'Adrian' through to the current American ACH composite helmet.
Included in this work is a selection of the helmet types worn by infantry, armoured vehicle crews, paratroopers and military motorcyclists as well as civil defence forces. Principal nations covered include France, Germany, Italy, Great Britain, Russia, United States and many other countries including Argentina, Czechoslovakia, Belgium, Holland, Hungary, Poland, Iraq, Israel, Japan, South Africa and Yugoslavia.
With around 700 images of a vast range of helmets, this is an essential work for collectors and historians alike.