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Schoolchildren wearing gas masks for the first time.

Schoolchildren wearing gas masks for the first time.
3 4 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 26cm

Description

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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10570363

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