The helmet was in the museum of the Tractor Plant, and was purchased from the museum's funds. After the liquidation of the factory and the museum. The helmet has anti-glare camouflage, which is very rare on Soviet helmets. The condition of the helmet is very good.
The helmet was found in Ukraine, in a place called Novgorodka. According to the events of the battles, the winter of 1941-1942. The helmet belonged to the soldier 2 FJR parachute regiment. The 2-Parachute Regiment was transferred from Crete to Ukraine, and participated in the winter company of 1941-1942. On the helmet you can see the white camouflage will cover the tropical yellow.
Iron cross 1nd class were found near the village of "Novaya Nadezhda (eng. New Hope)" [Stalingrad region] in the field. In one pit was discovered 9 iron crosses 1nd and 2nd classes. Most likely soldiers of the 6th army decided to throw away the insignia and medals before you surrender to Soviet troops.
The helmet was found near the village of Mikoyan in the West of Stalingrad (now Volgograd). The helmet was found in the vicinity of the dugouts, among the plurality of cartridges from a machine gun MG34. The helmet belonged to a Wehrmacht machine-gunner, was also found dog tag to support this fact. The exact location of the finds shown on Google maps
Product description: A helmet was found near the village Zapadnovka in one of the dugouts. The exact location of the finds shown on Google maps. The map is visible several the dugouts. Presumably it was the headquarters of the 76 infantry division of the Wehrmacht.