The helmet was found near Stalingrad, in the central area of Volgograd, in the courtyard of the house, when they were digging a trench for the foundation. The helmet lay at a depth of 70 centimeters. The helmet was found in 2001 and was kept in the collection all the time. Remnants of a late-type star can be seen on the helmet.
A Luftwaffe helmet in winter camouflage, was found near Leningrad in the forest, at the site of the Flak-88 anti-aircraft crew. The helmet was found along with the soldier. Hair remains inside the helmet. The soldier is reburied at the German military cemetery (Sologubovka)