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Article about: I found this in a side pocket of this late 70's s6 bag ,just wondering what it was used for on the respirator ,it has a powdery feel to it like talc ? any ideas

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    I found this in a side pocket of this late 70's s6 bag ,just wondering what it was used for on the respirator ,it has a powdery feel to it like talc ? any ideas 005.jpg004.jpg

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    Its a DKP2, a pad of fullers earth used to Blot Bang and rub the chemical agent off the body/clothing/kit after a Nuclear attack. It would normally be in a sachet until needed.

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    thats a great bit of info bobby many thanks for explaining

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