Poison gasoline was once some of the most feared guns of its day and additional a terrifying new size to trendy conflict. In 1915, the single merchandise a soldier needed to defend himself from the damaging results of fuel used to be a shell dressing, soaked in his personal urine after which tied round his face. by means of 1918, the British military had constructed more than a few cutting edge safety equipment that heralded the beginning of the trendy day army respirator. all through either international Wars, nice Britain led the way in which in constructing anti-gas applied sciences and this present day, goods comparable to respirators and anti-gas gear are hugely wanted by means of the fanatic. What the collector lacks is info and reference pictures of such goods, and he additionally has little info to be had to him on subject matters akin to renovation, producer info and safeguard facets of dealing with them. This e-book goals to supply an invaluable, full-colour reference consultant for the discerning collector and for all scholars of militaria, in addition to supplying a short historical past of the improvement of gasoline conflict and gear. comprises sensible recommendation and tips for these wishing to gather the hugely wanted British army respirators and their linked paraphernalia, and beautifully illustrated with a hundred and fifty full-colour reference photos.

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