German masks

Frontal View of the Gasjäckchen
Frontal View of the Gasjäckchen

Posterior View of the Gasjäckchen
Posterior View of the Gasjäckchen

The Gasjäckchen's Filter
The Gasjäckchen's Filter

The Gasjäckchen used standard VM-40 filters

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

Posterior View of the Gasjäckchen
Posterior View of the Gasjäckchen

Hose and Bellows are present in this picture

Markings on the Hose
Markings on the Hose

The significance of these markings is unknown

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

Frontal View of the Gasbettchen
Frontal View of the Gasbettchen

Hose and Bellows have been removed

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

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

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

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

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

Frontal View of the Mask
Frontal View of the Mask

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

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

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

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

Like the Mask, this Filter was also made by Auer

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

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

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)

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