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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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Soviet Civilian GP-5 Gas Mask and Canister British Mk. III Gas Mask Service Respirator Czech Army Respirator and Bag
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GP-5 Civilian Gas Mask 1943 British Army Mk. III Gas Mask Service Respirator. Czech Army Respirator and Bag
Original Soviet GP-5 Civilian issue Gas Mask kit. Rare WWll era British Army Mk. III Gas Mask Service Respirator with Type E filter canister. Czech emergency respirator complete with bag and accessories.
Army Surplus Gas Mask Carrying Pouch With Straps NATO MKIII Chemical Suit Russian Gas Mask Filter 40mm thread - Soviet Surplus
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Gas Mask Carrying Pouches With Straps NATO MKIII Chemical Suit Russian Gas Mask Filter 40mm thread - Soviet Surplus
Gas Mask Carrying Pouch With Straps Original NATO MKIII fully charcoal lined chemical suit. Original and sealed Russian Surplus 40mm NBC Filter.
Soviet Warsaw Pact EO-19 PBF Gas Mask and Filter - Grey SEA Scott FP Full Face Gas Mask Respirator w/ SMALLTALK voice speaker system U.S Army Surplus Military Grade NBC C2A1 Gas Mask Filter
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Grey Russian PBF Gas Mask SEA Scott Full Face Gas Mask Respirator C2A1 Gas Mask Filter
Russian/Soviet PBF Gas Mask and Filter - Grey SEA /Scott full FP face panorama full view mask respirator for use with 40mm filters or supplied air. Unissued U.S. Army/Military NBC C2A1 Gas Mask Filter.
Uranium Nitrate Metal Element Sample in Sealed Ampule - 1.0 gram WWII British Army Mk.1 Light Gas Mask Set Israeli Military Zahal NBC Chemical Protective Suit - IDF Issue by Rabintex
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Uranium Nitrate Hexahydrate Yellowcake Sample WWII British Army Mk.1 Light Gas Mask Respirator Set Israeli Army Zahal NBC Chemical Protective Set
1.0 gram sample of 99.6% pure Uranium Nitrate Hexahydrate. Unissued surplus set includes a WWII era MK.1 gas mask, Drager filter canister, NATO adapter and a British WWII green canvas carry case. Israel Defense Forces Zahal/IDF  NBC Chemical protective full set.
Rare Chinese Army M69 Gas Mask and Filter Swedish M51 GasMask SKYDDSMASK-51 Gas Mask and Filter - M-51 Chinese Army MF4 Gas Mask
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Chinese Military M69 Gas Mask genuine Swedish NBC SKYDDSMASK-51 gas masks
Chinese Army Military M69 Gas Mask, Carrier and Filter. 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. Rare Chinese Army MF4 Gas Mask, Filter and Carrier in excellent condition.

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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