Leather Liner Chin Strap VII - The Rest of the story
Some interesting facts about the development of the M-1 helmet liner's suspension.
Leather Liner Chin Strap VI - “Brown sheep of the family”
With any mass produced product there will inevitably be defects and variations.
Leather Liner Chin Strap V - “garter clip and studs”
The advent of garter clip and stud hardware made it possible for the chin strap assembly to become removable.
Leather Liner Chin Strap IV - “Wedge buckle”
The wedge buckle with cam lever flip underwent minor changes from it's initial debut in 1942 until its final design in 1945.
Leather Liner Chin Strap III - “Separate Insert?”
Although the chin strap had become a removable insert, it was still considered as part of the liner.