View all Gas Masks
WW1 GERMAN GAS MASK, 1915
Non-rubberised early Gas Mask used by the Germans during WW1. The base of the fabric hood tucked into the collar.
It was used to protect against British gas attacks.
Add a memory or information about this object
- This is the German mask designed for wounded men who could not wear the normal mask, it was introduced in 1917 or 1918. I describe it in my book World War I Gas Warfare Tactics & Equipment (Osprey 2007).
.......... Simon Jones, Liverpool, UK, 3rd of September 2009