BRITISH WW II >..Hitler was the leader of the German army. Naturally, the enemy wouldnt have sent a warning that they were going to drop bombs of gas, so people always had to be prepared. Gas masks were issued to every citizen. Fortunately, their use was never required.JAN16 More
Great War Weapons. Grandfather would have used a rifle. His army record describes him as 'a good shot'. Would he have used any other weapons or have needed his gas mask? We'll likely never know. He told a story about soldiers covering their faces with urine-soaked kilts to protect themselves during gas attacks; perhaps the only benefit of wearing kilts.
WWII, Norfolk.England. With acute food rationing, most of the population lived off the land. Unfortunately, this little girl lived almost entirely on a diet of Brussels sprouts. Even her Teddy Bear needed a gas mask!