Item BCA - 2018.1428 - Your Gas Mask and Masking your windows. WWII

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BCA - 2018.1428


Your Gas Mask and Masking your windows. WWII


  • July 1939 (Creation)

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pdf of 3 pages

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Knowing that gas had been used in WWI the general public of all ages were issued with gas masks in WWII and this leaflet was produced by the Lord Privy Seal's office in July 1939 and given to all households.
Your Gas Mask: how to keep it and how to use it.
Masking your windows.
Public information leaflet No2. Issued by the Lord Privy Seal's Office July 1939.
“Take care of your gas mask and your gas mask will take care of you.”
How to store it.
How to put it on and take it off.
Putting your mask away.
Masking your windows.

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