A winter camouflage paint WW2 German helmet This interesting and desirable helmet was recovered from a site in Norway. It still bears some of the white paint used as camouflage to help hide German soldiers during the harsh arctic winters of Norway. History The Norwegian Campaign was a military campaign that was fought in Norway during the Second World War between the Allies and Germany, after the latter's invasion of the country.In April 1940, the United Kingdom and France came to Norway's aid with an expeditionary force. Despite moderate success, Germany's invasion of France the following June compelled the Allies to withdraw and the Norwegian government to seek exile in London. The campaign subsequently ended with the occupation of Norway by Germany. The conflict occurred between 9 April and 10 June 1940, making Norway the nation that withstood a German invasion for the longest period of time, aside from the Soviet Union. Condition There is no inside lining.
The chinstrap is in good condition but has been torn from one end (but could be easily repaired). The top of the helmet features some small holes and damage from war. Dimensions Length - 11" (28cm) Width - 8" (20cm) Height - 6.5 (17cm).
The item "German WW2 Winter Camouflage Helm, Norway" is in sale since Tuesday, March 15, 2011. This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\World War II (1939-1945)\Helmets/ Hats". The seller is "theantiquesstorehouse" and is located in Portsmouth.This item can be shipped worldwide.