French Sentry in Adrian Helmet, 1915
Here we see a 1915 picture of a French sentry in the newly introduced Adrian Helmet. This steel helmet was named after Intendant-General August-Louis Adrian, and was designed to protect the wearer against shrapnel head wounds, which were causing many casualties in the trenches.
How to cite this article:
Rickard, J (27 January 2014), French Sentry in Adrian Helmet, 1915 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_french_sentry_adrian_helmet.html