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My friend found this today, could anyone Id it, took like a tank sprocket?
My guess would be that they're off a Japanese Type 97 Chi-Ha Tank. The sprocket wheel has 16 teeth as does the T97 but also the wheel in photo #1 appears to share the same bolt hole pattern as the road wheels on the T97.
If this photo is from WWII, then I'm going to stick my neck out and offer this as a possibility.
Superficially it has the appearance of the East German M-56 helmet..... However. Although not introduced until the mid 1950's it was originally designed as a replacement for the more familiar Wermacht Stahlhelm models in 1942. Whilst not adopted by the OKW, might it be possible that a few prototypes were sent to front-line units to asses their efficacy?
If you'll look closely you can see that both of them are actually wearing the same type of helmet (it's the background that makes the soldier on right look like he's wearing a DDR'esque helmet), and those appear to be some kind of WW1 era Stahlhelms (perhaps M1916s).