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German Cuirass Body Armor



    Title German Cuirass Body Armor
    Description Worn by German infantry soldiers to protect against machine gun fire and munitions shrapnel. The armor features overlapping leaves of heavy metal with cushions located between for sound suppression, and was worn over the chest.
    Site Accession Number 00.2004.082.0021
    Contributing Institution Missouri State Museum
    Copy Request Transmission or reproduction of items on these pages beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Missouri State Museum-Jefferson City, Missouri State Parks. 201 W Capitol Ave Rm. B-2, Jefferson City, MO 65101. (573) 751-2854
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    German Cuirass Body Armor

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