Model 1916 German helmet
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As World War I developed into a protracted war of siege and entrenchment, it became apparent that soft caps and the leather pickelhaube were lacking. By 1916, Germany developed a steel helmet and began issuing them to troops in the sectors around Verdun and the Somme. Ultimately, most German soldiers received them. The design includes bolts on the front to allow for the temporary attachment of an additional metal plate for assaults. Remnants of the original camoflague paint are visible on this example.
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- Model 1916 German helmet. 1916-1918. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://cdm15138.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15138coll29/id/2345. (Accessed October 19, 2019.)
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- (1916-1918) Model 1916 German helmet. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://cdm15138.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15138coll29/id/2345
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- Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America <http://cdm15138.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15138coll29/id/2345>.