German masks

Frontal View of the Gasjäckchen
Frontal View of the Gasjäckchen

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Posterior View of the Gasjäckchen
Posterior View of the Gasjäckchen

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The Gasjäckchen's Filter
The Gasjäckchen's Filter

The Gasjäckchen used standard VM-40 filters

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Frontal View of the Gasjäckchen
Frontal View of the Gasjäckchen

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Gasjaeckchen (White Variant)

 

Years used: Late 1930s - Late 1940s (The age of this example is unknown)

Used by: Young Civilians

Made by: Auer 

Aliases: Gasjäckchen/'Kindergasjaeckchen'

Frontal View of the Gasjäckchen
Frontal View of the Gasjäckchen

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Posterior View of the Gasjäckchen
Posterior View of the Gasjäckchen

Hose and Bellows are present in this picture

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Markings on the Hose
Markings on the Hose

The significance of these markings is unknown

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Frontal View of the Gasjäckchen
Frontal View of the Gasjäckchen

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Gasjaeckchen (Green Variant)

 

Years used: Late 1930s - Late 1940s (The age of this example is unknown)

Used by: Young Civilians

Made by: Auer 

Aliases: Gasjäckchen/'Kindergasjaeckchen'

Frontal View of the Gasbettchen
Frontal View of the Gasbettchen

Hose and Bellows are present in this picture

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Frontal View of the Gasbettchen
Frontal View of the Gasbettchen

Hose and Bellows have been removed

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Markings on the Hose
Markings on the Hose

This Hose was made by Sanok in July of 1933. The significance of the 'No. 0' is unknown

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Frontal View of the Gasbettchen
Frontal View of the Gasbettchen

Hose and Bellows are present in this picture

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Gasbettchen

 

Years used: Late 1930s  - Late 1940s (The age of this example is unknown)

Used by: Very young Civilians (Babies)

Made by: Auer 

Aliases: German Gas Crib

Frontal View of the Mask
Frontal View of the Mask

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Close-up of the Filter Port
Close-up of the Filter Port

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Page 4 of the Mask's Instructions
Page 4 of the Mask's Instructions

This Document has been translated and can be found on the Documents and Other Literature section

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Frontal View of the Mask
Frontal View of the Mask

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vm- 40 gas mask

 

Years used: 1938 -1945 (The age of this example is unknown)

Used by: Civilians

Made by: A. Scholle Zeitz

Aliases: N/A

Frontal View of the Mask with Filter
Frontal View of the Mask with Filter

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Frontal View of the Mask
Frontal View of the Mask

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The Mask's Filter (Inferior View)
The Mask's Filter (Inferior View)

The GM-38 was used alongside the FE41 Filter (amongst others). FE stands for Filter Einsatz, which means Filter Cartridge

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Frontal View of the Mask with Filter
Frontal View of the Mask with Filter

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gm-38 gas mask (african tropics camo variant)

 

Years used: 1938-1954 (The age of this example is unknown however it is assumed to be from 1943)

Used by: Military 

Made by: Auer

Aliases: N/A

Frontal View of the Mask
Frontal View of the Mask

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Frontal View of the Mask with Filter
Frontal View of the Mask with Filter

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Detail of the Mask's Filter
Detail of the Mask's Filter

Like the Mask, this Filter was also made by Auer

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Frontal View of the Mask
Frontal View of the Mask

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z-56 gas mask

 

Years used: 1956 - Early 1970s (This example is speculated to be from 1957)

Used by: Civilians

Made by: Auer (Other variants were made by Dräger) 

Aliases: N/A

Frontal View of the Mask with Filter
Frontal View of the Mask with Filter

Anti-Glare Lens Outserts and F2000 Filter Installed As can be seen, the Filter can swivel from one side to another

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Frontal View of the Mask with Filter
Frontal View of the Mask with Filter

Anti-Glare Lens Outserts and F2000 Filter Installed As can be seen, the Filter can swivel from one side to another

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The Mask's Drinking Tube
The Mask's Drinking Tube

This Drinking Tube was produced in 1995 by Auergesellschaft (a company that merged with MSA)

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Frontal View of the Mask with Filter
Frontal View of the Mask with Filter

Anti-Glare Lens Outserts and F2000 Filter Installed As can be seen, the Filter can swivel from one side to another

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M2000 gas mask

 

Years used: Early 2000s - Present Day (This Example is from 2008)

Used by: Militaria

Made by: Auer/ Dräger/ MSA

Aliases: N/A