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Armored "Grow Helmet"

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Plans call for this artifact to be displayed near the B-17F Memphis Belle™ as part of the new strategic bombardment exhibit in the WWII Gallery, which opens to the public on May 17, 2018. Armored “Grow Helmet” worn by Col Fred Dent, 44th BG commander, when he led the Eighth Air Force attack on Berlin on March 8, 1944.

DAYTON, Ohio --

Plans call for this artifact to be displayed near the B-17F Memphis Belle™ as part of the new strategic bombardment exhibit in the WWII Gallery, which opens to the public on May 17, 2018.

Armored “Grow Helmet” worn by Col Fred Dent, 44th BG commander, when he led the Eighth Air Force attack on Berlin on March 8, 1944.

Click here for details about the Memphis BelleTM Exhibit Opening Events May 17-19, 2018.