German Heer M-42 Two Color Camouflage Helmet named to "J. Fritsch"
This German M-42 steel combat helmet was worn by Heer (army) soldier "J. Fritsch" in World War II (1939-1945). The exterior shell features a two color spray painted camouflage scheme of light green and tan that runs in overlapping vertical strips. Some of the paint has worn off the helmet over time, especially on the top and front brow. The interior of the helmet remains unpainted and still contains the original M-31 liner system dating to 1943. The leather is severely worn with age but the owner's name "J. Fritsch" is still legible. Eisen- und Hüttenwerke A.G. manufactured the shell as indicated by the "ckl" letter code stamped in the interior rear skirt.
|Germany||World War II|
|Infantry Helmet||1942 — 1945|
|Eisen- und Hüttenwerke A.G., Thale|