The Mk III Helmet was a steel military combat helmet developed for the British Army in 1941. First worn in combat by British and Canadian troops on D-Day, the Mk III was used alongside the Brodie helmet for the remainder of the Second World War. It is commonly referred to as the "turtle" helmet because of its resemblance to a turtle shell.
Jan 07, 2013· World Steel Helmets; British Mk.IV Helmet; Display your banner here. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last. Jump to page: Results 1 to 10 of 11 British Mk.IV Helmet. Article about: Hello everyone! This is a mkIV turtle helmet I picked up a while ago thinking it was some sort of a Brodie helmet. I suppose researching and trying to figure out as much as possible ...
British Army Mk4 Camo Helmet Raw Edge Type Dated 1 . This has been used in service so has scuffs reflecting this. British Army Mk4 Camo Helmet . Please see my pictures as they form an important part of my description. I paid 52 for it. Will post signed for, tracked or both. Will combine postage.
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Jul 14, 2018· The lining securing bolt for the Mk1 helmet had a habit of coming loose causing the liner to spin round inside the helmet shell, to combat this a redesigned MK1 bolt-with longer screw thread ( 9.37mm compared to 7.8mm ) and a new nut was introduced. This nut was an existing proprietary model called the "Simmonds Elastic Stop Nut".
The MKIV Helmet acted as a successor to the MKIII Helmets, instantly recognisable for their 'Turtle' like shape. They were used throughout the 60s and 70s by British Forces, with these Helmets most likely issued towards the end of this time-frame.
Jun 19, 2020· The next step in the evolution of the British helmet came in 1942. This helmet featured a similar shell design, but with a thick vulcanized fiber band rim that clearly distinguishes it from the German model, along with a four-point chinstrap system and a band of sorbo rubber for padding. These earliest helmets used leather chinstraps and are considered quite rare.