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A Medic of an unidentified unit takes some time out and feeds some birds resting on an upturned 10-in-1 Ration box. The GI wears HBT Coveralls, and has square medical markings on his M1 Helmet. Source: US National Archives http://med-dept.com/gallery/medical-personnel/

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Details about WWII M-1 Helmet 2nd Ranger Bn. Captain

WWII M-1 Helmet 2nd Ranger Bn. Captain

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WWII M-1 82nd MP Helmet Seaman Paper Co. Liner Front Seam

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10 Nov 41: The US Army updates uniform regulations, replacing the WWI-era doughboy helmet with the iconic M-1 steel helmet, which will be standard issue for the US military for over 40 years. Over 22 million will be made by the end of World War II. More: http://scanningwwii.com/a?d=1110&s=411110 #WWII

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The M-1 Helmet of the WWII GI - For over 40 years, the M-1 was standard issue, becoming an icon of the American military. #WWII

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