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Anatomy of the M-1 helmet: Infantry Chin Strap 1944 - 1945

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Anatomy of the M-1 helmet: Infantry Chin Strap 1944 - 1945
Anatomy of the M-1 helmet chin strap 1944 - 1945
This 1-Point Lesson gives you a quick "what you need to know" about the M-1 helmet Infantry chinstrap.

Finland High-Pressure Helmet Liners

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Finland High-Pressure Helmet Liners
Finland High-Pressure M-1 Helmet Liners
In early 1944 the Army chose to redirect the efforts of the Inland Manufacturing facility away from liner production in order to focus on other forms of manufacture deemed more critical to the war effort.

Got Me Under Pressure

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Got Me Under Pressure
WWII M-1 helmet liners made by the High-Pressure Method
Seven companies adopted the high-pressure method. Each company was required to have a mark molded into the interior crown to identify each mold cavity along with a symbol to identify the manufacturer.
 

A Game of Crown Molds

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A Game of Crown Molds
International Molded Plastics, Inc.
High-pressure method M-1 helmet liners
What exactly is the “little man” mold in mark inside these liners supposed to be?

Now That's Funny! V

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Now That's Funny! V
Military Humor
Who's th' wise guy!