Tin Hats to Composite Helmets: A Collector's Guide

Tin Hats to Composite Helmets: A Collector's Guide

by Martin J. Brayley
     
 

Tin Hats to Composite Helmets - A Collector's Guide brings together in a single volume the primary protective helmets of the world's military forces from 1915 to modern times. It traces the development of the helmet from the Great War French 'Adrian' through to the current American ACH composite helmet. Included in this work is a selection of the helmet types worn

Overview

Tin Hats to Composite Helmets - A Collector's Guide brings together in a single volume the primary protective helmets of the world's military forces from 1915 to modern times. It traces the development of the helmet from the Great War French 'Adrian' through to the current American ACH composite helmet. Included in this work is a selection of the helmet types worn by infantry, armored vehicle crews, paratroopers and military motorcyclists as well as civil defense forces. Principal nations covered include France, Germany, Italy, Great Britain, Russia, United States and many other countries including Argentina, Czechoslovakia, Belgium, Holland, Hungary, Poland, Iraq, Israel, Japan, South Africa and Yugoslavia. With around 700 images of a vast range of helmets, this is an essential work for collectors and historians alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781847970244
Publisher:
The Crowood Press UK
Publication date:
11/15/2008
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 11.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Martin J Brayley is a professional photographer and author, specializing in works on uniforms and militaria. He served in the armed forces for 24 years, and has a keen interest in all aspects of military history, particularly the uniforms and equipment of the 20th century. He is also a dedicated military researcher and collector and a regular contributor to the French magazine Militaria. He had had many books published by Crowood including The World War II Tommy - British Army Uniforms, Europe 1939-45 and Khaki Drill and Jungle Green - British Tropical Uniforms 1939-45.

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