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To: virgil283

I grew up with these....my dad’s he brought home... the one I got.....Every time I see the new Kevlars, I get a tinge of all those Nazi helmets I saw in the WWII movies...something just don’t sit right, even though I know they provide better protection...


2 posted on 01/26/2013 8:37:22 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: Gaffer

I believe our modern helmet is based on the German Stahlhelm M1942. Can’t beat German engineering I guess.


4 posted on 01/26/2013 8:45:24 AM PST by Wyrd bi ful ard (Gone Galt, 11/07/12)
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To: Gaffer

“Every time I see the new Kevlars, I get a tinge of all those Nazi helmets I saw in the WWII movies...something just don’t sit right, even though I know they provide better protection...”

Yep.


10 posted on 01/26/2013 9:30:16 AM PST by WKUHilltopper (And yet...we continue to tolerate this crap...)
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