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  • If it had been he would have dismissed it on the grounds that there was no means of sending such things home, while to add to the weight and worry of his kit by carrying a "Pickelhaube" about, indefinitely, for the rest of the campaign, was, of course, unthinkable.

    "Contemptible", by "Casualty"

  • One of the ambulant artisans was just finishing a ring with beautifully modelled fauns 'heads, another offered me a "Pickelhaube" small enough for

    Fighting France

  • "Pickelhaube" small enough for Mustard-seed's wear, but complete in every detail, and inlaid with the bronze eagle from an Imperial pfennig.

    Fighting France, from Dunkerque to Belfort

  • It should be 'Pickelhaube', which is one of those helmets with a pointy bit on top.

    Guy Fawkes' blog

  • To combine the two might well be to invite just a tiny bit of pithy, robust vernacular the first time he goes out to bat in a Pickelhaube.

    Shane Warne to Don Pickelhaube?

  • The Huntsman: Shane Warne to Don Pickelhaube? skip to main | skip to sidebar

    Shane Warne to Don Pickelhaube?

  • Few wore the spiked Pickelhaube helmet, most wore field caps.

    FORGE OF EMPIRES 1861-1871

  • Pickelhaube and a round German face flattened against the window-pane.

    Chateau and Country Life in France

  • But there are journalists who, less intelligent than the terrier, faithfully accept the voice from the _Pickelhaube_ and wag their little tails when they hear it.

    Raemaekers' Cartoons With Accompanying Notes by Well-known English Writers

  • The wagon was empty now, evidently having delivered its burden nearer the battle lines, and John found a comfortable seat beside the sergeant, while a stout _Pickelhaube_ drove.

    The Hosts of the Air

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