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  • Belgium Army M26 Adrian helmet over painted black for civil defence use,with badge and leather chin strap found in Bruges from the battle of Belgium the May in 1940

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    This is a Belgium Army M26 Adrian helmet which has been over painted black used as civil defence in World war 2 with a white painted number clear to see on the inside and complete with its lion badge outside.The helmet has no leather liner but does have its leather chin strap which is original colour the leather nice and solid the helmet has been completely painted black on the outside also some brown paint on the front rim it does have some surface rust in places but not much it has been very well cleaned and is a very solid shell perfect for display or any collection.These Belgium Adrian's are much rarer to find then the French ones this one along with some others come from a private collection in Bruges in Belgium a lot of them were used by the Belgium army during the battle in May 1940 and were taken after the surrender to the Germans where a lot of Belgium troops also some French and British troops surrendered in Bruges its self on the 26th-27th May and some of the helmets are civil defence and were used in Bruges during the war and occupation on the home front.

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    Image result for ww1 belgium soldiersGerman soldiers pile up Belgian weapons in Bruges after the surrender