ITEM ID: 0004

Canadian WWII Brodie Helmet

Year Created: 1941
Year Acquired: 2022
Condition: Worn/Used

The Brodie helmet is a steel combat helmet designed and patented in London in 1915 by Latvian inventor John Leopold Brodie. A modified form of it became the Helmet, Steel, Mark I in Britain and the M1917 Helmet in the US. Colloquially, it was called the shrapnel helmet, battle bowler, Tommy helmet, tin hat, and in the United States the doughboy helmet.

Brodie Helmet, Wikipedia



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