Uniforms and Equipment:
|Russian WWII SN-38 gunners armor, above photo.
During WWII, there were several models of body armour in the Red Army. These body armor were designated the
SN-38, SN-39, SN-40, SN-40A, and SN-42. The number denotes the design year of production. The example shown
above was ground recovered from Courland, Lavia in 2015.
|Russian WWII Ssh40 Helmet, above photo.
This Ssh40 Helmet was ground recovered. The original owner of this helmet suffered a violent head wound,
fracturing the top of the helmet and very cold conditions caused the steel to fracture during the shrapnel/bullet
penetration. This helmet was from Courland, Lavia in 2015.