It changed from a voluntary service to a compulsory one in 1943 and women were from then on not to be excluded. The standard paint colour for these helmets is dark blue but depending on producer and time period colours can be darker or lighter. This model gets its name from the Himmler helmet which has WW1 style air vents.The vent holes in this helmet type are called screen vents. The liner is a typical light duty civic style liner. The item "WW2 German Luftschutz Gladiator Steel Standard Blue Helmet" is in sale since Saturday, February 27, 2021.
This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\World War II (1939-1945)\Helmets/ Hats". The seller is "susiesboutique20" and is located in Liverpool, Merseyside. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Antigua and barbuda, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei darussalam, Cayman islands, Dominica, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Grenada, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Macao, Monaco, Maldives, Montserrat, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Turks and caicos islands, Aruba, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Ukraine, Chile, Bahamas, Colombia, Costa rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Kuwait, Panama, Philippines, Qatar, Trinidad and tobago, Uruguay.