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    Hi everyone

    Can anyone help me identify this gas mask?

    Iíve been offered this mask and told that it is a German WW2 auer radio operators gas mask?

    However I canít find any reference to thereís types of mask.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated

    Cheers
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    Appears to me to be some kind of civilian / luftschutz mask

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    +1.....

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    Luftschutz, (non combantant), signs i look for is filter and the canister.

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    Hi, guys. I'm going to piggy-back on this thread as I also have a gas mask that I know nothing about. Purchased at a flea market for ten euros for both pieces. If more photos needed, let me know. I didn't think I would be posting this but might as well.


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    I agree tht the mask itself is what is called a radio operators mask....the attachment on the side was used to connect a cable to continue using a radio while the gas mask was worn

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    Your gas mask appears to be a normal issue Whermacht gas mask made of a canvas material....more pics would be great!

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    That's right, standard combat gas mask and can for the second one. Is the filter in the can?

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    Quote by AMTG View Post
    I agree tht the mask itself is what is called a radio operators mask....the attachment on the side was used to connect a cable to continue using a radio while the gas mask was worn
    Correctamundo .... the opening was to attach the microphone to. Some say these were Kriegsmarine issue???
    Either way, the mask was a preparitory measure than thankfully was not needed. I wonder how many soldiers grumbled about having to carry around this clanking piece of useless kit on their backs?

    Dan

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