Helmet, Flying, Type AN6540-2S, United States Marine Corps
The AN-H-15 helmet was introduced as the standard summer or light weight for the Army Air Force and Navy on April 23, 1943. It served as the replacement for the Type A-9 flying helmet.
Donated by James J. Donahue
United States Marine Corps Summer flying helmet; khaki cotton helmet; black rubber earphones with gosport connection tubes; chamois padding on the inside of the earphones; cow hide buckle chin strap with chamois chin pad; brown leather chin strap with chin cup; brow flap; Manufacturer's tag with embroidered gold lettering sewn in back inside of helmet (see marks for full text).
- Country of Origin
- United States of America
- Slote & Klein Inc.
- PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Helmets & Headwear
- Cotton, leather, chamois, brass, plastic, velvet
- Clothing: 22.9 x 27.9 x 15.2cm (9 x 11 x 6 in.)
- Clothing Size: Medium