How To Bulletproof Yourself on a WWI Battlefield

Body armor fell sharply out of favor in Europe during the 18th Century but made a strong resurgence in WWI after folks realized how much getting shot hurt. These are some of the more...eccentric...examples of rudimentary blast shields and flak vests as compiled by our friends at Oobject.com.
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A Splatter Mask won by tank crews

How To Bulletproof Yourself on a WWI Battlefield

Armadillo-like Infrantriepanzer body armor 1918

How To Bulletproof Yourself on a WWI Battlefield

Brewster Body Armor 1917-18

How To Bulletproof Yourself on a WWI Battlefield

Franco American Experimental Dunland Helmet

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French soldier wearing a kind of armor as protection against flying bullets

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Helmets with eye protection masks

How To Bulletproof Yourself on a WWI Battlefield

Experimental machine gunners helmet

How To Bulletproof Yourself on a WWI Battlefield

Shrapnel veil in front of French Adrian helmet

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Steel sniper's mask

How To Bulletproof Yourself on a WWI Battlefield

Troops wearing WWI body armor

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WWI French infantry shield

How To Bulletproof Yourself on a WWI Battlefield

WWI Italian troop armor