New Collector's book! THE HISTORY OF THE RUSSIAN STEEL HELMET 1916-1945
Attention all helmet collectors. An exciting new history-reference collector's book has just been released. Written by Russian collector Ivan Karabanov, it is entitled, "THE HISTORY OF THE RUSSIAN STEEL HELMET 1916-1945”, and promises to deliver an encyclopaedic overview of Russian helmets, from their modern introduction during the First World War to the end of the Second World War.
Written in both English and Russian, it explores the various helmet types considered and used by the Russian army, including the French Adrian, as well as experimental models.
Set out in chronological order and with diagrams, documents and both period and actual helmet photographs, numbering over 500 images at 504 pages, much of the book's content is new unpublished material, sourced from archive documents, as well as from museums and private collections.
Sized around the A4 mark and weighing a hefty 2.5kg, it may not be the cheapest reference book, especially considering added postage, but it is certainly looks to be a valuable and unique volume. A missing link for many self-respecting helmet collector's book shelves.
More information or to purchase the book contact the author. (Images supplied courtesy of the author. All rights reserved). Dorrell, February 2017.
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