Big Red Says
Why does a magnet stick to my M-1 helmet?
All M-1 helmets are magnetic to some extent.
What's in your closet?
In 1943, while attempting to diagnose the age cracking phenomenon, helmet fabricators began the practice of setting helmets aside for future inspection.
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M-1 Liner Body - Accessory or Excessory?
In 1945, experimentation was carried out to determine what the M-1 helmet would be without a telescopic liner assembly.
One of these things is not like the others
Nylon Combat Helmet Liners
For years collectors have been upset with sellers when they purchase a M-1 helmet with nylon liner and discover that the liner doesn’t fit right in the helmet. What these collectors don’t know is that soldiers being issue these helmets complained to the Army about the exact same problem.