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Belgian steel helmet


Introduced into the French Army in July 1915, the 'Adrian' Pattern steel helmet was later adopted by many other countries, including Belgium, during the First World War. The helmets worn by Belgian soldiers were painted khaki and featured a lion-faced crest attached to the front.


Image courtesy Imperial War Museum
Catalogue number: UNI 12599
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