Budenovka was Soviet all season soft helmet, designed for Soviet troops in 1919, during Russian Civil War. The cap was nicknamed after Soviet masrshal Semen Budeny, whose troops were among first getting the new helmet. It was used in Red Army next 20 years and was replaced by modern peaked cap and side-cap after Winter War in 1939. Unlike all other military clothing, budenovka wasn't forgotten since it was first used. All the time it was a simbol of Soviet Union, like souvenir in memory of Great October Revolution. This simbol also was widely used by Communist Party for advertising Soviet youth movement of Komsomol.