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Gas Mask

Gas Mask

Credit: Armed Forces History, Division of History of Technology, National Museum of American History

Dimensions / Weight

Dimensions: 15.75" H x 10" W x 4.5" D

Physical Description

Mask of rubber and fabric with two, yellowed eye lenses with straps that wrap around the head securing the mask in place. A hose connects the mask the the filter which consists of a metal canister containing activated coconut charcoal, soda-lime and cotton pads to protect against toxins.

General History


Country: United States
War: World War I
Service: Army
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