Primitive Gas Masks for the Great War
From the start of the pandemic, masks have become an annoying part of everyday life. However, back in the ‘30s and ‘40s, the much more cumbersome gas masks also became a wildly unwieldy accessory for people going about their day-to-day errands.
Gas masks became a requirement thanks to the invention of chlorine gas and later mustard gas utilized to horrific effect during World War I and II. Here’s the history of gas masks under the threat of war.