I remember quite a few different designs from different countries.
Although it seems pretty silly now, it’s pretty cool to see just how far personal protection, body armor, and armor vehicles have come since the First World War.
The thought of rolling forward blindly Into machine gunfire is pretty is pretty horrifying.
Oh, French mobile personnel shields from WWI! Love this!
Similar ones were used by the Russians (here’s an example captured by some Germans):
And the Detroit police had similar mobile armors against riot crowds and barricaded gunmen in the late 1950s:
But snipers of the Austro-Hungarian Empire were the REAL TRANSFORMERS during WWI:
More interesting helmets and armors can be found here: The Weirdest and Fiercest Helmets from the Age of Armored Combat
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