Luftwaffe Fire protection

The helmets on this page were worn by the members of the Airfield fire brigades , adminstratively managed by the Reich aviation ministry but incorporating members of the Wehrmacht , civilians and professional firefighters. Depending on the size of the facility a fire protection group would consist of 14 to 18 men.

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M34 square dip

  • Carries the ‘hairy bird’ decal , believed to be of Austrian production.
  • Made by the DRP Thale

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M34 square dip

  • Does not have the typical white painted band
  • Carries a regular 2nd style eagle as observed on combat helmets