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The Stahlhelm is a promotional headwear item for the Soldier. It is a rimmed steel German army helmet, adorned with a team-colored Team Fortress emblem on the side in a shield decal, instead of the red, white, and black national colors.
This item was awarded in Genuine quality to players who pre-ordered Red Orchestra 2: Heroes Of Stalingrad before September 13th, 2011, or players who have purchased Red Orchestra 2 - Digital Deluxe Edition.
- Added the Stahlhelm to the game.
- This item has a paint texture that remains unused.
- Stahlhelm is German for 'Steel Helmet'.
- The Steam page for Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad shows the Stahlhelm having the historical black, white and red Heer as well as the national logo of the German Army during the Second World War. This emblem was replaced by the Team Fortress 2 logo in game.
- This particular archetype of German helmet was standard issue for German soldiers during World War 2.
Promotional image of the Stahlhelm and the Pilotka.