Luftschutz M38 Gladiator Helmet with Decal (Stahlhelm M38). The RLB (Reichsluftschutzbund) was an official national organization. On 26 September 1938 a specific helmet for RLB (Reichsluftschutzbund) personnel was introduced that incorporated a raised horizontal bead between the visors and crown. These helmets were commonly called the "Gladiator" style helmet. This is a three piece M38 type Luftschutz helmet, the helmet is in very good condition, complete with liner and grey leather chinstrap.