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Report from the Surgeon General of the 2nd Army about the Benefits of Wearing a Steel Helmet, March 7, 1916
Initially, soldiers found the steel helmet heavy and uncomfortable and did not want to wear it. Analyses and experienced showed, however, that wearing the steel helmet could save a soldier's life, which convinced the men to wear it.
Library and Archives Canada
MG30-E149, vol. 4, Agar Adamson War Letters, May 1916
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