This Luftwaffe M1935 helmet was
captured by a Virginia, USA Army veteran who served with the 10th
Mountain Division. The helmet was acquired in Italy in 1944.
The helmet is a large 68cm shell with three color paint and rough
texture finish showing extensive combat wear. This helmet was
an early issue double decal Luftwaffe helmet issued, worn, and
repainted several times during the war. The helmet was
acquired along with several other wartime captured German items
including a water bottle, bread bag, and other souvenirs.