Their Model 1916 was their first all steel helmet which replaced their leather spiked helmet.
The duration of The Steel Helmet is 1.42 hours.
The Steel Helmet was created on 1951-02-02.
The British military used what is commonly referred to as the: Brodie, Tommy, or M-1917 steel helmet. The US used the very same steel helmet until it was replaced by the WWII, Korean War, Vietnam War, M1 steel helmet.
Originally Germany entered the war in 1914 with a leather helmet with a spike atop it, called the Pickleshube(sp?). This was replaced in 1916 by their coal scuttle shaped M1916 all steel helmet. France produced their own all steel Adrian helmet, and the US adapted the British all steel Tommy helmet (also known as the Brodie, and later the Model 1917 "dough-boy" helmet).
Metal parade helmets based upon British (pith helmets) & modified German (Prussian) designs were in use in the 1880's by US Army personnel. However, practical protective steel helmets were not issued until WW1...the model 1917 British style "dough-boy" helmet. This helmet was used from 1917 until 1942; when it was replaced by the M-1 steel helmet (steel pot). The M-1 steel helmet fought it's last war in Vietnam.
The Steel Helmet - 1951 is rated/received certificates of: Argentina:16 Finland:K-16 Sweden:15 USA:Approved (PCA #14901)
The emblem on the helmet is the old US Steel corporate emblem. The only difference is that where it now says 'Steelers' it used to just say 'Steel'.
One would think so.
One of the following three things: Carbon Steel, Stainless Steel, or Titanium.