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Army Gas Masks

Browse the largest online collection of U.S. Army gas masks, Israeli gas masks, Russian gas masks, Korean gas masks, German gas masks, Swedish gas masks and all other non-military issue gas masks and filters.

Our current inventory includes everything from Genuine Issue (GI) WWI, WWII, Korean, Vietnam and current issue gas mask and supplies. We also carry a large selection of European Gas Masks as well as commercial NBC gear. There is something here for everyone from collectors, police, to folks looking for preparedness items.

We have been in the surplus business for over 10 years. Read the About Us link for a history of our store. Over the years we have built a reputation of being honest and treating our customers fairly. Our buyers include the public, entertainment, local government, regional/national government, schools, churches, clubs etc.

We hope you find what you're looking for, but if you don't please call or Email us with your requests.

M-51 CBB French / Belgium WWII Gas Mask with Standard NATO Filter Chinese Military TF-1A Gas Mask Filter and Snorkel Russian Civilian Issue GP-5 Army Gas Mask
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M-51 CBB French / Belgium WWII Gas Mask with Standard NATO Filter Chinese TF-1A Gas Mask Russian GP 5 Soviet Army Gas Mask
French/Belgium Gas Mask with Standard NATO Filter. Chinese TF-1A gas mask with snorkel and filter. Unissued Soviet GP-5 Army/Civilian Gas Mask and Filter.
Dual-probe Geiger Counter Set w/case and spare GM tubes Israeli Youth Child Civilian Gas Mask with Drinking Hose Uranium Nitrate Metal Element Sample in Sealed Ampule - 1.0 gram
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HDER-G01 Geiger Counter Set Israeli Youth Child Civilian Gas Mask with Drinking Hose Uranium Nitrate Hexahydrate Yellowcake Sample
U.S. Military-grade HDER-G01 Dual-probe Geiger Counter with spare GM tubes. Israeli Military Youth/Child Civilian Gas Mask and filter. 1.0 gram sample of 99.6% pure Uranium Nitrate Hexahydrate.
British Army SAS Avon SF10 Respirator Gas Mask and Filter Drager M65 Gas Mask kit - German Military Surplus Surplus IDF SMARTAF Baby / Infant Protective Wrap Gas Mask Respirator
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AVON SF10 Respirator Gas Mask Drager M65 Gas Mask kit - German Military Surplus SMARTAF Baby / Infant Protective Wrap Gas Mask
Unissued British Special Forces SOG, SAS Avon SF10 Respirator. The Drager M65 Gas Mask was used by the German Armed Forces by military personnel, and by civilians as well (the M65Z). This mask is genuine Bundeswehr surplus and a more recent version than its predecesor the M62 respirator. There were several versions of the M65 manufactured beginning in the mid 1960s. This comes with the mask, 40mm filter (sealed unopened canister), and its original plastic carrying can with straps.

Interesting fact about the manufacturer: The Drager "breathing apparatus" was devised in 1903 and manufactured by the Drager Company of Germany. It became so popular in the mine rescue business that the term "dragerman" became a synonym for an underground mine rescue worker. The company still exists today and claims to have manufactured over two million protective masks for the German Armed Forces during World War One. The M65 gas mask for sale was manufactured by Drager.
Israeli SMARTAF baby / infant / child protective wrap gas mask.
WWII Spanish Degea Gas Mask Respirator Optical Inserts for M17 Gas Masks - Metal Eye Glass Frames Russian VPHR Chemical Weapon Detector - Portable Soviet Army Chemical Testing Device
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Spanish Degea Gas Mask Optical Inserts for M17 Gas Masks - Metal Eye Glass Frames Russian/Soviet VPHR Chemical Weapon Detector
Spanish Army Degea Gas Mask from WWII. Prescription glasses metal frame insert for an M17 Gas Mask Genuine Russian/Soviet VPHR Portable Chemical Weapon Detector.
WWl U.S. C.E. Gas Mask, Uniform, & 2 Patches with Documents Unissued Belgian ARMY BEM 4GP Gas Mask and Filter Canadian Military C3 M69 Gas Mask and filter
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WWl U.S. Army Gas Mask Uniform 2 Patches with Documents Belgian BEM 4GP Gas Mask Canadian Military C3 Gas Mask - 60mm Filter Thread
WW l U.S. Army Gas Mask, Uniform, & 2 Patches with Documents dated 1918. Unissued Belgian ARMY BEM 4GP Gas Mask and Filter. Canadian Military issue C3 Gas Mask and 60mm filter/cannister.

Modern chemical warfare began on April 22, 1915, when German soldiers first used chlorine gas to attack the French in Ypres, against Canadian and French colonial troops. The initial response was to equip troops with cotton mouth pads for protection. Soon afterwards the British added a long cloth which was used to tie chemical-soaked mouth pads into place, and which was called the Black Veil Respirator. Dr. Cluny MacPherson of The Royal Newfoundland Regiment brought the idea of a mask made of chemical absorbing fabric and which fitted over the entire head to England, and this was developed into the British Hypo Helmet of June 1915. This primitive type of mask went through several stages of development before being superseded in 1916 by the canister gas mask of 1916. This had a mask connected to a tin can containing the absorbent materials by a hose.

But the inventor of the first effective coal gas mask was Russian scientist Nikolay Dimitrievich Zelinskiy in World War I (in 1915) against German gas attacks. In 1916 his gas masks were accepted on arms of the countries of Triple Entente. Zelinskiy gas mask is the most popular in the world.

Gas masks development since has mirrored the development of chemical agents in warfare, filling the need to protect against ever more deadly threats, biological weapons, and radioactive dust in the nuclear era. However, where agents that cause harm through contact or penetration of the skin occurs, such as blister agent or nerve agent, a gas mask alone is not sufficient protection, and full protective clothing must be worn in addition, to protect from contact with the atmosphere. For reasons of civil defense and personal protection, individuals often purchase gas masks in the belief that they prevent against the harmful effects of an attack with nuclear, biological, or chemical (NBC) agents; this is not the case, as gas masks protect only against respiratory absorption. Whilst most military gas masks are designed to be capable of protection against spectrum of NBC agents, they can be coupled with filter canisters that are proof against those agents (heavier) or just against riot control agents and smoke (lighter, and often used for training purposes); likewise there are lightweight masks solely for use in riot control agents and not for NBC situations.

Although thorough training and the availability of gas masks and other protective equipment can render the casualty-causing effects of an attack by chemical agents nullified, troops who are forced to operate in full protective gear are less efficient in completing their given tasks, tire easily, and may be affected psychologically by the threat of attack by these weapons. During the Cold War era, it was seen as inevitable that there would be a constant NBC threat on the battlefield, and thus troops needed protection in which they could remain fully functional; thus protective gear, and especially gas masks have evolved to incorporate innovations in terms of increasing user-comfort, and in compatibility with other equipment (from drinking devices to artificial respiration tubes, to communications systems etc). The gas mask has thus now arrived at a 'fourth generation' of development. Learn more about the development of military gas masks throughout history.

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Surplus US ARMY M256A1 Chemical Agent Detector Kit

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M256A1 Chemical Agent Detector Kit
U.S ARMY chemical agent detector kit complete with 12 test kits and instruction cards.

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