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Combat Medic's Helmet

1941/1945

National D-Day Memorial

National D-Day Memorial

This rare surviving example of a medic's M-1 helmet features the iconic red cross, a vivid symbol of hope for the wounded soldier hoping for medical attention. The symbol was also intended to dissuade enemy fire; however not all enemy soldiers respected that protocol, especially in the Pacific Theater.

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  • Title: Combat Medic's Helmet
  • Date Created: 1941/1945

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