Some of my WWII Navy flight helmets

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  1. bazelot

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    This one third of my Navy WWII flight helmets, most of them are named (5 named to Navy Cross recipients) and researched

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  2. a2jacketpatches

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    Some????!!!!!
     
  3. bazelot

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    One third. I have around 110, and yes I know I have a problem... :)
     
  4. STEVE S.

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    No, add in the goggles & you have a retirement fund!
     
  5. a2jacketpatches

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    You picking those up at the San Francisco shows and yard sales? If so I'll be heading down that way pickin as well. Think it's only an hour and a half away from me.
     
  6. Steve27752

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    Wow, that is some collection.
     
  7. dujardin

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    very impressive

    alas for you .... no therapy exist :lol: :lol:
     
  8. a2jacketpatches

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    BAZ, This was originally a jacket question but really an attempt to ID the guy in a USMF thread. He's wearing a B3 for sure but is he wearing a Navy Flight Helmet? With the lighting, pose, and overall quality of the photo I'm thinking studio where he just donned whatever they had lying around. I've seen this many times and always used as a reason why something doesn't make sense in a studio photo.
     
  9. 6148th T.C.Squadron

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    Amazing collection! very impressive.
     
  10. bazelot

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    Do you have the link?
     
  11. a2jacketpatches

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    Darn it, forgot to put the pic in, here you are....
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  12. bazelot

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    That's a B6 i believe, not a Navy flight helmet.
     
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