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The most striking of the American experimental helmets to be produced in large numbers, the Model 8 featured a visor that offered almost complete protection to the wear’s face. About 1,300 of these helmets were produced, though none received combat field-testing during WWI.
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American experimental helmets from WWI - Military Trader

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The most striking of the American experimental helmets to be produced in large numbers, the Model 8 featured a visor that offered almost complete protection to the wear’s face. About 1,300 of these helmets were produced, though none received combat field-testing during WWI.

The most striking of the American experimental helmets to be produced in large numbers, the Model 8 featured a visor that offered almost complete protection to the wear’s face. About 1,300 of these helmets were produced, though none received combat field-testing during WWI.

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austrian WWI stormtrooper`s armour + Mauser Tankgewehr M1918
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austrian WWI stormtrooper`s armour + Mauser Tankgewehr M1918

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American Helmet Model No. 7, Sentinel's Helmet
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La Rocca describes Bashford Dean's contributions to the design of American helmets during World War I.

American Helmet Model No. 7, Sentinel's Helmet

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First tried in battle in 1915 body armour was, as far as British usage were concerned, used mainly on an individual basis as it never became a universal issue (it is understood that only enough body armour was available to equip 2% of the army).
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First tried in battle in 1915 body armour was, as far as British usage were concerned, used mainly on an individual basis as it never became a universal issue (it is understood that only enough body armour was available to equip of the army).

Body armour was not widely used in WWI mostly due to the cost and absence of technology, some armour suits weighed 40 lbs or more making them somewhat impractical.

the French came up with this armor vest but high velocity projectiles could penetrate the small holes

WWI armor Rather oddly resembles Meyrick's discredited tegulated mail

First tried in battle in 1915 body armour was, as far as British usage were concerned, used mainly on an individual basis as it never became a universal issue (it is understood that only enough body armour was available to equip 2% of the army).

First tried in battle in 1915 body armour was, as far as British usage were concerned, used mainly on an individual basis as it never became a universal issue (it is understood that only enough body armour was available to equip 2% of the army).
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The German Stahlhelm, with its distinctive "coal scuttle" shape.
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The German Stahlhelm, with its distinctive "coal scuttle" shape.

The German Stahlhelm, with its distinctive "coal scuttle" shape.

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Body armour fell sharply out of favour in Europe during the century but made a strong resurgence in WWI after folks realised how much getting shot.

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German WWI armor

German helmet and frontal armoured plate for trench warfare WWI

WW1 german snipers were given this kind of helmet to protect their heads from enemy fire, while taking aim and shooting at enemy soldiers

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German WW1 Gas Mask

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"Black" Sallet, circa 1490 -- myArmoury.com

Lot: A black sallet, Lot Number: Starting Bid: Auctioneer: Hermann Historica GmbH, Auction: Selected Historical and Military Objects, Date: October 2006 UTC

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Lot: A black sallet, Lot Number: Starting Bid: Auctioneer: Hermann Historica GmbH, Auction: Selected Historical and Military Objects, Date: October 2006 UTC

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