Dug German Gas Mask

Dug German Gas Mask

30.00

This dug WWII German soldier’s gas mask was dug in Europe along with other WWII German equipment in a dump field. It is missing the original len covers for the eyes, however is in very stable condition.

History of WWII Gas Mask:

Having learned from the chemical warfare of WWI, however, Germany wanted to keep its army protected against chemical warfare. Every German soldier was issued a gas mask, which was kept in a metal canister. Some were also issued with a rubberized 'gas cape', which was a chemical-resistant sheet that one was supposed to throw over themselves should blister agents be deployed. Decontamination kits were also issued, in two types.

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