Stahlhelm

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For the Medic's cosmetic item, see Surgeon's Stahlhelm.
Checkmate, Stalingrad.
The Soldier

The Stahlhelm is a promotional cosmetic 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.

The Stahlhelm was awarded in Genuine quality to players who pre-ordered Red Orchestra 2: Heroes Of Stalingrad on Steam before September 13th, 2011, or players who have purchased Red Orchestra 2 - Digital Deluxe Edition.

Update history

August 2, 2011 Patch

  • Added the Stahlhelm to the game.

September 20, 2011 Patch

Unused content

  • This item has a paint texture that remains unused.

Bugs

  • Backpack icon of this item differs from its appearance in game due to the alpha mask being set incorrectly.

Trivia

  • 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.

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