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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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Russian Gas Mask Filter 40mm thread - Soviet Surplus Racal Radio Microphone Voicemitter for Avon S10 Respirator U.S. Army M4 Lightweight Service Gas Mask and Carrier
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Russian Gas Mask Filter 40mm thread - Soviet Surplus Radio Microphone made by Racal, fits British Avon S10 Respirator Unissued U.S. Army Lightweight Service Gas Mask M4-10A1-6.
Original and sealed Russian Surplus 40mm NBC Filter. British Military Surplus radio microphone voice transmitter for the Avon S10 respirator. Unissued U.S. M4-10A1-6 Lightweight Service Gas Mask and Carrier.
British Camouflage Chemical Suit Vacuum Sealed - Military Issue DPM pattern U.S. ARMY Unissued M17A2 Field Protective Gas Mask Chinese Army MF4 Gas Mask
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DPM Chemical/Biological Suit M-17 Unissued US Army Gas Mask
Genuine British DPM camo surplus chemical suits. US Military Issue M17A1/M17A2 (M17) Field Protective Gas Mask and filter. Rare Chinese Army MF4 Gas Mask, Filter and Carrier in excellent condition.
Czech Army NBC Chemical Suit Set with Carry Bag Laser Ballistic Outserts for M40 Series Gas Masks British Army MK IV Desert Camo NBC Suit Size Large
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Large British Army DPM (NBC) Desert Camo Suit
Czech Army NBC Chemical Suit Set with carry bag M40/M42 SERIES LASER/BALLISTIC OUTSERT (LBO): Large Genuine British Army Nuclear Biological Chemical (NBC) Suits.
WWII British Army Mk.1 Light Gas Mask Set WWI Corrected English Model C.E.M. Gas Mask Set - US Army U.S. Navy/Air Force Surplus MCU-2/P Chemical and Biological Gas Mask
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WWII British Army Mk.1 Light Gas Mask Respirator Set WWI Corrected English Model (C.E. Mask) Gas Mask Set - US Army Navy MCU-2/P Gas Mask
Unissued surplus set includes a WWII era MK.1 gas mask, Drager filter canister, NATO adapter and a British WWII green canvas carry case. Rare WWI (C.E.M) gas mask with the original instruction book, field repair kit and Bag.

Surplus U.S. Navy/Air Force MCU-2/P Chemical and Biological Military Gas Mask Kit.

Canadian Military C3 M69 Gas Mask and filter Uranium Nitrate Metal Element Sample in Sealed Ampule - 1.0 gram Pre-WWII French Army TC 38 Gas Mask Respirator
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Canadian Military C3 Gas Mask - 60mm Filter Thread Uranium Nitrate Hexahydrate Yellowcake Sample French Army TC 38 Gas Mask Respirator
Canadian Military issue C3 Gas Mask and 60mm filter/cannister. 1.0 gram sample of 99.6% pure Uranium Nitrate Hexahydrate. French Military/Army issue TC 38 Gas Mask, Filter & Carrier.

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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