Der Maschinensoldaten-Helm

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Hit me. I dare you.
The Heavy about to test his new helmet

Der Maschinensoldaten-Helm (pronounced like deyhr mah-sheen-ehn-zole-dah-tehn-hehlm) is a promotional cosmetic item for the Heavy. It is a small, team-colored dark helmet that extends down over the Heavy's face, covering his nose and eyes. The helmet appears to match the design of the helmets worn by the super-soldiers in Wolfenstein: The New Order.

Der Maschinensoldaten-Helm was awarded in Genuine quality to players who pre-ordered Wolfenstein: The New Order on Steam before May 20, 2014.

Update history

April 24, 2014 Patch

  • Der Maschinensoldaten-Helm was added to the game.

April 29, 2014 Patch

  • [Undocumented] Updated the backpack image for Der Maschinensoldaten-Helm.

July 8, 2014 Patch

  • [Undocumented] Removed the promotion restrictions from the Der Maschinensoldaten-Helm.


  • The name of this item literally means "The Machine-Soldiers' Helmet" in German.
  • The description of this item is a reference to a famous quote from George Santayana, with the original words being: "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it".
  • The rank on the helmet is that of a Lance-Corporal (German: Gefreiter) in the Wehrmacht (German Army) during WW2.


See also