German WW2 Helmets
This chapter continues with a study of 2 camouflage helmets.
M35 NS64 Heer DD. Hand brushed medium green paint as a base and brushed on top a thick layer of brown paint in patterns. The decals are painted around and not liberated.
The right side of the M35.
View from above.
The liner of the M35 above. Notice the dust inside.
The Heer decal. Probably a Pocher. The green paint is brushed neatly around the decal.
The national shield.
Close-up picture of one of the rivet heads.
Close-up picture of a rivet head and the green and brown paint.
Close-up picture of the right side vent hole.
Close-up picture of the rear rivet head.
M35 ET64. Sprayed mustard yellow with a green and red-brown on top. The colors blend to each other and the paint contains sawdust and woodchips.
View from right.
View from front left side.
View from the right rear.
View from left rear.
The liner of the M35 above. Notice the bent shell which is likely ocuured during combat before it received the camo paint. The number "199" is painted on the rear skirt.
Close-up picture of the vent hole and on the rivet heads. Notice the paint strructure, sawdust and woodchip in the paint.
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