The Re-Inventors: Body Armor
They were designed to save lives in World War I, but two inventions from 1915 were never called into battle. Were they simply not-so-great inventions of The Great War, or were they never given a fair shot? The Re-Inventors unearth the old patents for a bulletproof enclosure and a dual-purpose helmet shield, and dig up period materials from the early 1900s to rebuild and test them both. Could these inventions have saved the lives of countless U.S. soldiers, or were they rightly discharged from service? Matt and Jeremy aim to find out.
Can this eccentric WWI helmet protect The Re-Inventors from incoming fire? Or will this patent end up in the reject pile?