An American GI draws water from a stream with his steel helmet. [LCID: sc113]

A US soldier draws water from a stream with his helmet

An American GI using his steel helmet to draw water from a stream during the Battle of the Bulge. December 22, 1944. US Army Signal Corps photograph taken by J Malan Heslop.


  • US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of J Malan Heslop

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