German WW2 Helmets
This chapter presents 3 camouflage helmets found in Norway. All 3 helmets exhibit unusual paint colors compared to the classical 3 colors (tan, red-brown and green) of "Normandy" camos.
M42 hkp64 with three subtle paint colors. The paint is rubbed o the helmet with a very thick brush or with a cloth. Unique camouflage helmet.
View of front right side.
Right side of the helmet.
View from the left rear.
The liner of the M42 above. Named to "K. Niggl."
Close-up picture of one of the rivet heads.
Close-up picture of the paint. Notice the rubbed on paint.
M40 ET66 hand-brushed green paint with sprayed tan paint in patterns. Underneath the camouflage paint is a layer of white winter paint.
View from right side.
The liner of the M40 above. Notice the spots of winter paint on the edge of the rim.
Close-up picture of one of the rivet heads. Notice the winter paint under the flaking camouflage paint.
M40 Q66 LW sprayed with a light green and red-brown paint. Notice the traces of wire having been attached, the winter paint beneath and the Luftwaffe decal partly visible.
Right side of the helmet. Notice the traces after wire have been attached. The wire have been attached to all the rivets which have lost all paint.
View from the right rear.
The liner of the M40 above.
Close-up picture of the partly visible Luftwaffe decal.
Close-up picture of the paint.
Close-up picture of the winter paint.
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