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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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MCU-2A/P Voice Amplifier - fits MCU-2P & MCU-2A/P Masks Scott British Army MoD General Service Gas Mask CBRN Respirator (GSR) British Camouflage Chemical Suit Vacuum Sealed - Military Issue DPM pattern
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WWII Spanish Degea Gas Mask Respirator Unissued AVON M50 FM50 Joint Service CBRN Gas Mask kit SEA Scott FP Full Face Gas Mask Respirator w/ SMALLTALK voice speaker system
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Spanish Degea Gas Mask Avon M50 FM50 Joint Service CBRN Gas Mask SEA Scott Full Face Gas Mask Respirator
Spanish Army Degea Gas Mask from WWII. Avon M50 FM50 Joint Service CBRN Gas Mask Respirator complete with accessories - unissued. SEA /Scott full FP face panorama full view mask respirator for use with 40mm filters or supplied air.
Bulgarian Military PDE-1 Gas Mask and Filter Soviet Civilian GP-5 Gas Mask and Canister Optical Inserts for M17 Gas Masks - Metal Eye Glass Frames
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Bulgarian Military PDE-1 Gas Mask GP-5 Civilian Gas Mask Optical Inserts for M17 Gas Masks - Metal Eye Glass Frames
Unissued Bulgarian Army Issue PDE-1 Gas Mask, Filter and Carrier. Original Soviet GP-5 Civilian issue Gas Mask kit. Prescription glasses metal frame insert for an M17 Gas Mask
Polish Army OM14 Gas Mask and Filter Soviet PDF-D Civilian/Child Gas Mask Kit U.S. Army M4 Lightweight Service Gas Mask and Carrier
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Polish Army OM14 Gas Mask and Filter Unissued U.S. Army Lightweight Service Gas Mask M4-10A1-6.
Polish Military OM14 gas mask, filter, hose adapter and carrier. Original 1970's - 1980's era Russian/Warsaw Pact  issued PDF-D Civilian gas mask kit. Unissued U.S. M4-10A1-6 Lightweight Service Gas Mask and Carrier.
Romanian Army M85 Gas Mask Russian Military GP-7VM / PMK-2 Gas Mask and Filter British Army MK IV Desert Camo NBC Suit Size Large
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Romanian Army M85 Gas Mask GP-7VM / PMK-2  Gas Mask Kit Large British Army DPM (NBC) Desert Camo Suit
Romanian Army M85 Gas Mask with NBC 40mm filter, water bottle and drinking tube. New Russian GP-7VM / PMK-2 gas mask and filter - Complete kit! Large Genuine British Army Nuclear Biological Chemical (NBC) Suits.

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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