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Navy Talker's Helmet
National Museum of American History, Behring Center

Navy Talker's Helmet

Catalog #: 58785-N    Accession #: 239190
Credit: Armed Forces History, Division of History of Technology, National Museum of American History

Dimensions / Weight

Dimensions: 8.5" H x 11.25" W x 12.75" D

Physical Description

Steel helmet painted a blue-gray.

General History

This type of helment was worn by telephone talkers aboard ship. The helmet covers the skull, the ears and back of the neck. Their design is slightly larger than a regular helmet and modified to be worn over a microphone and headphones.


Country: United States
War: World War II
Services: Navy, Coast Guard
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