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Myth of the Helmet net

Published January 10, 2009 at 1503

Myth: “Helmet nets and scrim are an ‘airborne thing’” Wrong The Army did not officially have a helmet net for the M1 helmet until the model 1944 equipment came out. When it did, the net was OD-7 and about 1/4″ spacing with an elastic band. The nets before then came from whatever was handy. Although […]