German steel helmet M35 was found during excavations in a steppe near the place where in 1942-43 year was located airfield Pitomnik. The helmet was found in the arroyo where there were bunkers that housed wounded soldiers and officers of the 6th army awaiting evacuation from Stalingrad. The exact place of discovery of the helmet you can see on Google maps
The helmet was found during excavations in the North of Stalingrad, in a place called Latoshinka. The helmet was found 3 kilometers from the right Bank of the Volga river. This is the place where found the helmet was one of the first areas of Stalingrad, which was conquered by 6 army of Paulus and one of the last German fortifications capitulated at the end of the battle of Stalingrad.