Luftwaffe Decals

Below you will find the most common decal types found on Luftwaffe combat helmets. Other more obscure types exist and I will add them when I have an example I can show.

Straight leg version also referred to as a droop tail eagle 

  • Only found on M35 helmets and only observed on helmets from SE , Q and ET.
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Snake leg version also referred to as a droop tail eagle

  • Only found on M35 helmets and only observed on helmets from SE , Q and ET.
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ET Style

  • Found on SE/hkp , ET/ckl and Q helmets.
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Q type

  • Exclusively on Quist helmets
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EF type

  • Exclusively on EF helmets
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NS type

  • Exclusively on NS helmets
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Rare green LW adler

  • Believed to have been made to replace the white eagles as they were more camouflaged
  • They were never mass produced and are rarely seen on helmets
  • Also exists in a blue version

Original green decals unapplied

Photo courtesy of Langemarck

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