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POLISH HELMET ANATOMY AND CONSTRUCTION


The Polish helmets came in a variety of designs. The following is an analysis of one of those helmets. Detailed photographs and terminology are given to provide the enthusiast and collector with a better understanding of this fascinating aspect of militaria.

While the item discussed here may not be available for sale, you can see our inventory of Polish helmets that are by going to our web store.





The chin strap ring is riveted to the side of the helmet.

The chin strap catch mechanism is of interesting construction. The design consists of a wire buckle that connects to a metal hook.

The chin strap is adjusted via the use of an aluminum buckle.





If you have an interest is seeing other Polish headgear, you can do so by going to our Polish helmets identification guide. Where we cover Army, Navy, Air Force and other organizations from various time periods.

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