Interesting article: but not an Officers Kürassier helmet!

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Interesting article: but not an Officers Kürassier helmet!

Post by Khukri » Tue Feb 28, 2017 3:44 pm

Article: scroll down to see the pictures.
Don't like the way this guy is pictured with this trophy helmet. The museum allowed this show? The reporter/photographer could/should have done this with much more respect!
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Re: Interesting article: but not an Officers Kürassier helme

Post by poniatowski » Tue Mar 28, 2017 2:08 pm

:-k Yes. The story may be true, but the artifact doesn't match it. As you said, non-officer helmet and it also looks as if the bullet entered the cape, then exited through the skull. Pretty tricky way to shoot a guy off of horseback (unless the Germans were already in retreat and this guy was ducking). Also a rather poorly written article.

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I really do need to know more about this....

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