egyptian army Brodie helmet variants
Great Britain played a huge role in training and equipping the Egyptian Military from WW1 through WW2, so it is no surprise that their helmets were of British origin. During WW2 and the 1948 War of Independence, the Egyptians largely wore the British MKII and MKI helmets but by the late 1950s or early 1960s, they were phased out by the Polish WZ50. This section will cover such examples.
refurbished ww1 MKi helmet
The Egyptian used helmet above started its life as a WW1 era British MKI helmet that likely was given to Egypt between WW1 and WW2. Sometime after WW2, likely in the 1950s, it was refurbished with a locally made liner and new chinstrap bails along with another tan repaint. The writing inside gives the soldiers name and address in Mansoura, Egypt.