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Original WWII German Helmet Recovered Near Brecourt Manor Normandy D-Day Band Of Brothers


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$899.00

Original WWII German Helmet Recovered Near Brecourt Manor Normandy D-Day Band Of Brothers. A fantastic relic in good condition, M-40 German helmet with liner and chinstrap. No decal and some of the paint has worn off from decades of handling (see photos). This was an early battlefield pickup and was in an older French collection. It was recovered at the hamlet of La Grand Chemin just outside of St. Marie Du Mont and next to Brecourt Manor. This is where “Easy Company” of the 101st Airborne (Band of Brothers) gathered just before the assault on the German battery at Brecourt Manor led by Lt. Dick Winters. A true D-Day relic with complete provenance.  Obtained by The Gettysburg Museum many years ago from a local collector in Normandy. here is a rare chance to own a real D-Day helmet from the 101st Airborne area.  100% Guaranteed to be authentic and untouched. One of the 2 chinstraps may have been changed at some point other wise untouched.   Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided.

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Soldiers – MG34 machine gun team – from the SS-Infanterie-Regiment “Germania” of SS-Freiwilligen-Division “Wiking” preparing for battle in the village


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