Children taking part in a gas exercse. World War Two: Civilian Life, Gas Masks. Daily Herald black and white photograph of children taking part in a gas exercise, 31 July 1936. Schoolchildren wearing gas masks for the first time. Residents of Maidstone in Kent had an opportunity of trying on a gas mask and entering a real gas chamber during a realistic air gas attack at the Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment's Maidstone Barracks.
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