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"Battle Battered" 7th Naval Beach Battalion

"Battle Battered" 7th Naval Beach Battalion

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Liner

Reproduction of the M1 helmet of the "7th Naval Beach Battalion" worn by the men landed on Omaha Beach on June 6, 1944.

Operation Overlord

Formed on October 5, 1943 at Camp Bradford in Norfolk, Virginia, the "7th Naval Beach Battalion" was intended to serve as a liaison between the navy's sea forces and the army's ground forces. Members of the 7th Naval Beach Battalion arrived on the beach scattered among the landing craft of various other units.

*Example photos of one of our creations, the patina of your helmet will be unique and will look exactly like the model shown in the photo.

Shell

Original Austrian-made steel M1 US WW2 infantry helmet shell produced between 1975 and 1990. Rear seam and swivel chinstrap loops, Reproduction of helmet chin straps in OD#3 color. Repainted in Olive Drab 7, a shade used by the American military between 1936 and 1944. The shell features a textured finish due to the addition of cork during the painting process.

Replica Liner

Recent plastic reproduction of the M1-type helmet liner. Similar to the US M1 model, it includes a sweatband, front grommet, and a faux brown leather chin strap.

Fiber Liner

Surplus M1-type compressed fiber helmet liner, of Belgian origin (ABL). Comes with a sweatband, brown leather chin strap, and neckband. It also features the typical front grommet found on American helmet liners.

Weight

2 kg

Materials

Helmet Shell: Steel
Liner: Fiber/Plastic
Chin Strap: Cotton
Hardware: Metal

Keep in mind

All of our helmet shells are made of steel and are surplus military equipment. Some are over 50 years old. They may show signs of use and aging due to storage. Although they are repainted and refurbished, some evidence of their past use remains visible.

Size

The liner is one size fits all, but can be adjusted in depth and head circumference.

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"Battle Battered" 7th Naval Beach Battalion

The 7th Naval Beach Battalion was formed on October 5, 1943 at Camp Bradford in Norfolk, Virginia. They trained in Florida and southern England where they prepared for Operation Overlord. They had 541 men when they participated in Operation Overlord on Omaha Beach. They were assigned to the west section of Omaha Beach and attached to the Army's 6th Special Engineer Brigade.

  • "Battle Battered" 7th Naval Beach Battalion paint

    This "Battle Battered" 7th Naval Beach Battalion version shell is painted with a paint based on the shade used by the US army between 1936 and 1944. With a matte finish, it will tend to become dull over time and wear, just like the original US M1 helmets.

  • "Battle Battered" 7th Naval Beach Battalion texture

    The "Battle Battered" 7th Naval Beach Battalion M1 helmet shell is coated with a "cork" texture to closely resemble the original models. This coating was designed to break up the soldier's silhouette and reduce sun glare.

  • "Battle Battered" 7th Naval Beach Battalion chin strap

    The infantry chin strap of the M1 helmet is a reproduction made by Mon Casque M1 using woven strap copied from the original model. The metal buckle is of post-war military origin.

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Gerald Segura
Excellent travail ,bravo !

Merci à vous pour l'excellent travail,la qualité est au rendez-vous pour ce casque M1 du 7th Naval Beach Bataillon. Le casque est arrivé ce matin dans un emballage bien protégé. Je suis entièrement satisfait du travail effectué,de la communication dans nos échanges.
Je reviendrai passer commande d'un nouveau casque US M1.
Merci à l'équipe Mon casque M1 à bientôt d'une prochaine commande.
Cordialement.

Gerald S.

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Stefan Arlt
Superbe !

Un grand merci à toute l’équipe de Mon Casque M1 pour leur réactivité, leur gentillesse et la qualité de leur travail. Je suis EXTRÊMEMENT satisfait de mon casque « Battle Battered » du 7th NBB.

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Marveen M.

Très beau casque, j'en suis ravis

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