Emergency years 1939-1945

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Old and new battle dress. Ireland's Emergency Army', p. Irish Free State, Interwar Period, History Tattoos, Military Tattoos, Dublin City, Helmet Design, Military History, Wwi, Archaeology

battledress

Old and new battle dress. From D. MacCarron 'Step Together! Ireland's Emergency Army', p. 12.

Irish Vickers Crew, pin by Paolo Marzioli Ww2 History, Military History, German Helmet, German Soldiers Ww2, Defence Force, Army Uniform, Republic Of Ireland, World War Two, Wwii

Other Forces - Irish Vickers Crew, 1930's

I found this on the Internet, with only the information provided in the title and a comment about the helmets being "German style." From what I see, there are similarities to the German helmet, but also quite a bit of difference. Can anyone confirm these are Irish troops, or supply more info on the head gear?

Irish forces protect their shores whilst remaining neutral during World War Two; armored home guard cars in action, Ireland, circa Pin by Paolo Marzioli Army Vehicles, Armored Vehicles, Europe Eu, Home Guard, Free State, Military History, Military Aircraft, World War Two, Dublin

Irish forces protect their shores whilst remaining neutral during...

Irish forces protect their shores whilst remaining neutral during World War Two; armored home guard cars in action, Ireland, circa 1939-1945. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images

Other Forces - Irish Army helmet. Easter Rising, Army Hat, Defence Force, Irish, Ireland, Helmet, Military Uniforms, History, Badges

Other Forces - Irish Army M27 helmet.

Very nice example recently offered for sale, one of a batch of three, I understand. This definitely seems to be a helmet used by the Civil Defence after Army use; while it has been stripped reasonably well, traces of the white Civil Defence paint-job are visible. The Irish Army badge at the centre-front of the helmet is, I understand, a reproduction. Again, it would often (though not always) have been the case that these badges would have been removed when a helmet was issued to the Civil…

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Óglaigh na hÉireann / Irish Defence Forces

The official YouTube channel of the Irish Defence Forces