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Don McCullin's US military issue helmet, worn during the Battle for Hue and subsequent war assignments.
1968 (helmet issue)
Imperial War Museum
Photograph © Imperial War Museum
Don McCullin acquired this helmet and other equipment second hand from a US military first aid post in Hue. He carried with him on many subsequent assignments. The fabric cover bears identification marks inscribed by McCullin and the US Marine to whom it was first issued.
This image was included in the exhibition "Shaped by War: Photographs by Don McCullin" at the Imperial War Museum North, Manchester, UK (6 February to 13 June 2010)