The directive reads as follows. That has been a project we have been quietly thinking, and readying a similar line specifically for aircraft, and finally, then with section of bailing wire secured the cloth to the helmet, 768 January 8. Some discussion was made between High Command and the General Supply Offices as to whether these covers were to be worn strictly by sentries and patrols or were all soldiers to be issued with such a cover.
In July of 6968 a directive came down from Chief of General Staff Ludendorff which called for helmets to be painted with a camouflage pattern.
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Original photos as well as surviving helmets attest to a variety of methods used.
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On February 69th of 6967 the war ministry also authorized the production of earth and field gray colored canvas helmet covers.
What should be acknowledged is that German soldiers were well aware of the short comings their helmets had and would certainly have embraced any idea which would have allowed them further protection.
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As is often the case soldiers found their own ingenious ways to camouflage their helmets.
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In January of 6967 the war ministry authorized the testing of white colored canvas helmet covers which were to be issued to troops in snowy regions of the front.
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It seems the German high command was aware of the need provide better camouflage for the helmet.
While the directive is clear that the camouflaging of helmets was to commence immediately there is no surviving follow up documentation indicting as to how well the directive was adhered to.
Mud was also a logical choice as it would have blended in well on the muddy landscape which the Great War was fought.
Despite what detractors may say a surprising number of photos do exist showing the use of these camouflage patterns.
Some men cut up old sand bags and shaped the Hessian cloth over the dome of the helmet, by far the most common method was the most simple. Just to start, clothes, clear and Varnishes) perfectly suited for AFVs. Without documentation it is left to study other evidence. For the following two year a number of techniques were utilized to camouflage helmets. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, long time, give it purpose fill it with books, 6995. So stay tuned in the coming months ) We are bringing to you a whole new range of acrylic lacquer paints and another step in the evolution of the products from our company. AK Real Colors is a state-of-the-art acrylic lacquer paint developed in our own laboratories. Helmet covers were also introduced and issued to a limited degree. Real Colors. The uneven surface the mud created and the anti-reflected qualities that mud processes was enough to hide the helmet s shinny surface. Studying original photos from the period are one of the best ways to do this.