Switzerland

Last updated on 16 March 2008.



M1941 cover for the M1918. It is handpainted and made out of an M1889 shako cover. It is secured on the helmet by means of a drawstring. The cover is single-sided.



Reversible cover, made from M1901 pattern material. These covers where only used in the winter of 1942. Drawstring attachement.

Reverse side of the cover above.



M1942  cover made from Zeltbahn 1931 material. This version is reversible, and is secured on the helmet by means of a drawstring.

This is the reverse side of the cover.



Another variant of the M1942 reversible cover made from Zeltbahn M1931 cloth. It is secured on the helmet by five hooks and a drawstring.

Same cover as in the picture above. Reverse side. Note the air brush paint over the printed pattern of the same type as in the picture above.



Cover in the M1931 pattern material, with foliage band in the M1955 pattern material. Five hooks and a drawstring.

Reverse side of the cover above.



M1955 reversible cover, with five metal hooks and a drawstring.

The reverse side of the cover above.



M1955 single-sided cover, with five hooks and drawstring. Olive green inside.


M1955-60 single-sided Alpentarn cover, made of soft cotton, with five metal hooks and a drawstring. White inside.



M1955 cover for the M1948 helmet. It has four metal hooks, but no drawstring.



M1955-83 cover for the M1971 helmet. It is secured on the helmet by four hooks and a drawstring.



M1990 cover for the M1971 helmet. This camouflage pattern is popularly called "Vierfrucht". The picture below shows the drawstring in the back of the cover.




The MP variant of the M1990 cover with white broad band and stripe and and 'P' in light reflecting material. The cover is reversible and the reverse side is seen below.

The reverse side of the M1990 MP cover. It has a small patch of velcro in the front for attaching some kind of rank or MP patch.




This is not a snow camouflage cover, but a cover for the Guard Squadron. The picture below shows a detail of one of the four hooks and the label.





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