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
Steel helmet painted a blue-gray.
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