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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.

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Hungarian M76 Gas Mask U.S. ARMY Unissued M17A2 Field Protective Gas Mask WWl U.S. C.E. Gas Mask, Uniform, & 2 Patches with Documents
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M76 Gas Mask and Filter M-17 Unissued US Army Gas Mask WWl U.S. Army Gas Mask Uniform 2 Patches with Documents
Hungarian M76 gas mask, filter and carrier in very good condition. US Military Issue M17A1/M17A2 (M17) Field Protective Gas Mask and filter. WW l U.S. Army Gas Mask, Uniform, & 2 Patches with Documents dated 1918.
Swedish M51 GasMask SKYDDSMASK-51 Gas Mask and Filter - M-51 Surplus Canadian C-4 Gas Mask Respirator Army Military Desert Storm Iraqi Army M-59 Gas Mask, Filter and Canister
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genuine Swedish NBC SKYDDSMASK-51 gas masks Surplus C4 Gas Mask Iraqi Army M-59 Gas Mask
Swedish NBC SKYDDSMASK-51 gas mask with 60mm filter. Carry bag shown is not included. This mask is also referred to as the M-51 gas mask, or M51 gas mask. These gas masks are in like new surplus condtion and come with a 60mm filter. A must have for any collection. Canadian Military C4 defense gas mask/respirator developed by DREO. Desert Storm Iraqi Army M-59 Gas Mask, Filter and Canister
British Mk. III Gas Mask Service Respirator British Army MK IV Desert Camo NBC Suit Size Large AIRBOSS Lightweight Chemical Overboot ALO CBRN - Size (L)
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1943 British Army Mk. III Gas Mask Service Respirator. Large British Army DPM (NBC) Desert Camo Suit AIRBOSS Lightweight Chemical Overboot ALO CBRN
Rare WWll era British Army Mk. III Gas Mask Service Respirator with Type E filter canister. Large Genuine British Army Nuclear Biological Chemical (NBC) Suits. New military issue AirBoss lightweight Overboots (ALO) (CBRN). Size Large
Canadian Military C3 M69 Gas Mask and filter British Army SAS Avon SF10 Respirator Gas Mask and Filter Chinese ARMY / Military Issue M64 Gas Mask and Filter - Army Gas Masks, Inc.
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Canadian Military C3 Gas Mask - 60mm Filter Thread AVON SF10 Respirator Gas Mask Chinese M64 Gas Mask
Canadian Military issue C3 Gas Mask and 60mm filter/cannister. Unissued British Special Forces SOG, SAS Avon SF10 Respirator. Original Chinese ARMY / Military Issue M64 Gas Mask and Filter w/ Olive Drab Carry Bag.
Czech Army F.M.3c Gas Mask Circa 1930s Rare Chinese Army M69 Gas Mask and Filter Soviet Warsaw Pact EO-19 PBF Gas Mask and Filter - Grey
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Czech Army Fm.3c Gas Mask Respirator Chinese Military M69 Gas Mask Grey Russian PBF Gas Mask
Czech Military Issue Fm.3c Gas Mask, Filter & Carrier. Chinese Army Military M69 Gas Mask, Carrier and Filter. Russian/Soviet PBF Gas Mask and Filter - Grey

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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