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Helmet painting question
Deepgroove
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Texas, United States
Joined: May 28, 2006
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Posted: Saturday, June 16, 2012 - 10:00 AM UTC
Hi all. I purchased a set of 3 WW2 US GI heads in 200mm by Warriors at a contest a while back. I've decided to paint them all and present them on a display together. One will be a medic, with the markings on his helmet, and another will be a chaplain, with the cross on his. My dilemma is what to do for the third one. Did any other branches of the army have some marking on their helmets that were unique? Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated, and if all else fails I'll just paint the third one as a regular grunt. Thanks.
dioman13
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Indiana, United States
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Posted: Saturday, June 16, 2012 - 11:15 AM UTC
Don't remember which, 101st or 82nd, used white colored clubs and spades on thier helmet for unit Id.
jowady
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Posted: Saturday, June 16, 2012 - 06:12 PM UTC

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Don't remember which, 101st or 82nd, used white colored clubs and spades on thier helmet for unit Id.



101st.
Biggles2
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Quebec, Canada
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Posted: Friday, December 28, 2012 - 03:48 AM UTC
Yeah, but you can't use an inf helmet for airborne - they had different chinstrap harness.
lone-ronin
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Mississippi, United States
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Posted: Friday, December 28, 2012 - 05:08 AM UTC
Maybe do a Military Police helmet.
SdAufKla
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South Carolina, United States
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Posted: Sunday, December 30, 2012 - 04:04 AM UTC
Blue and Gold (yellow) RANGER diamond on the rear