Title: SS HELMETS – The History, Use and Decoration of the Helmets of the Black Corps
Author: Radovic, Branislav
Edition: 1st Edition
Publication Date: 2006
Cover: Hard Cover with Dust Jacket – 200 pages
Comments: This new book by noted SS and helmet scholars Mike Beaver and Kelly Hicks, presents the combat and parade helmets worn by the SS from its earliest days to the end of wartime production.
The exampes shown are genuine artifacts of the Third Reich, and most are shown here for the first time.Some of the finest collections and sources globally have been solicited in the construction of this book.The value of these SS helmet resources from the world over cannot be overstated in terms of their contribution toward collector knowledge – as well as the safety and survivability of this historical hobby.
The photographic selection, and excellent quality of photo-representation, brings to life the heraldry and visual impact of these iconic objects.The reader will not only understand and become well versed in the recognized variations of SS helmets, but will also have a feel for the historical context in which they were used.
Over 300 colour and black and white photographs.