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The Minuteman Minute: Normandy Helmet

March 6, 2021

From the National Guard Association of the United States website

Museum Director Anne Armstrong shares the history of the Normandy Helmet, currently on display in the National Guard Memorial Museum in Washington D.C.

On D-Day, June 6, 1944, the 29th Infantry Division (VA, MD, DC) was part of the Allied coalition that stormed the beaches of Normandy and effectively broke the back of the German occupation of France. This helmet was part of the protective gear worn by a Guard soldier that fateful day.

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