Kevlar Vader Helm

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    Kevlar Vader Helm

    I picked this up back in 2003 when I was with the 101st Airborne when we went into Iraq for the first time from a pile of Iraqi army gear, all I could think when I saw it was this is Vader's helmet! Now I know its not 100% accurate to the movie, but I know its got to be more than a coincidence lol. I could be willing to part with it if anyone is interested, but I thought Id share my little hidden jewel.
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    Re: Kevlar Vader Helm

    This is one of the helmets that one of Saddam's sons had requested for the military. My understanding of it is that there aren't a whole heck of a lot of them out there, but it was a military issue to a select group of Iraqi soldiers.

    edit: Here's a little more on it...
    Iraqi Fedayeen
    Last edited by eopie herder; Mar 16, 2012 at 10:54 AM. Reason: added link

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    Re: Kevlar Vader Helm

    WOW, I had no idea lol, Ive been holding on to this thing for almost ten years lol and I only grabbed it because it looked like vaders helm lol, thanks for the info! Mabey Ill hold onto it a bit longer.

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