Make your own free website on Tripod.com

LUFTSCHUTZ! German gas attack protection and detection devices in World War Two

GASJÄCKCHEN / Gasjackets for children ages 1 to 5

Home
GASJÄCKCHEN / Gasjackets for children ages 1 to 5
Gasjäckchen variations
GASJÄCKCHEN VARIATIONS page 2
GASBETTCHEN / Gasbeds for new born infants up to approx. 1 year
GASMASKE / Gas mask for small children
GAS MASK FOR ADULTS the VM 37
ADULT GAS MASK THE VM40
ADULT GAS MASK THE VM44
VOLKSMASKE / VM GAS MASK CLOTH CARRYING SACK WITH BLUE STRIPES.
GAS MASK GM30
other civilian gas masks -GM 200
GAS MASK GM 38
GAS MASK FOR HORSES
LOSANTIN Hautengiftungsmittel / Losantin skin decontamination tablets
original period luftschutz related books and magazines
GAS DETECTION REAGENT TUBE
CONTACT ME
LINKS

img_1610.jpg

The Gasjäckchen or Gas jacket was intended to be used by infants that can walk on their own , from approximately age one to five years old .
   This Gas jacket is a white rubberized fabric with tie cords at both the wrists and at the waist . The child can see out of this protective clothing by an oval celluloid view port that was bonded to the jacket fabric.
     A standard VM ( Volks maske ) gas mask filter was screwed into a threaded inlet port on the inside of the jacket providing filtered air to the child .

Gasjäckchen carboard storeage box RB 1 39/49
gasjacket013.jpg
Gasjacket made by AUER with RB number RB1 39/49

Gasjäckchen RB1 39/49 with box and accessories
gasjacket014.jpg
Iside of cardboard box is the fabric jacket , foot pump , air hose , filter and instruction manual .

gasjacket038.jpg

Gasjäckchen RB1 39/49 Ready for use !
gasjacket036.jpg
Gas jacket is connected to foot pump via the reinforced hose and VM gas filter canister .

Gasjäckchen RB1 39/49
gasjacket015.jpg
Front view of jacket showing black air hose barb and black release valve above the oval window

VIEW OF GASJÄCKCHEN TURNED INSIDE OUT
gasjacket030.jpg
View of with rubber interior of jacket with square pocket that covered the VM filter

Interior view of Gasjäckchen
gasjacket024.jpg
View showing rubberised fabric and pocket for VM filter . Note the seam sealer around stitching

VM Filter and packing material for Gasjäckchen
gasjacket026.jpg
VM gasmask filter used for Gasjäckchen with cardboard packing sleeve and cap for top of filter .

Gasjäckchen packing material
gasjacket037.jpg
carboard box,paper tube for air hose barb,paper dust cap for VM filter w/ paper protection sleeve

Gasjäckchen exhalation valve
gasjacket019.jpg
Black bakelite plastic exhalation valve located above oval celluloid window

CLOSE UP VIEW OF EXHALATION VALVE
gasjacket021.jpg
This is a close up view of one way spring loaded exhalation valve with WaA inspection stamp

CLOSE UP INTERIOR VIEW OF EXHALATION VALVE
gasjacket034.jpg
view of the interior of the gas jacket showing the back of the exhalation valve and maker marks

CLOSE UP VIEW OF AIR HOSE BARB CONNECTOR
gasjacket029.jpg
Hose barb made from a black plastic bakelite material with AUER maker stamp below it

CLOSE UP OF THE AUER MARKER'S INK STAMP
gasjacket016.jpg
Auer foundbelow the air hose connection barb and is in black ink .

REMINDER INK STAMP TO SCREW ON FILTER !
gasjacket017.jpg

Black ink stamp " G " for gas protection equipment
gasjacket020.jpg
Large letter G found below the oval celluloid window on front chest of jacket

JACKET INK STAMPED SERIAL NUMBER
gasjacket023.jpg
The serial number is ink stamped on the inside of the jacket .

VIEW OF WRIST AND WAIST TIE STRINGS
gasjacket022.jpg
The wrists and waist is closed by these white , round draw strings .

INSIDE VIEW OF VM FILTER POCKET
gasjacket028.jpg
Fresh air is pumped through this VM filter which is protected with this pocket

.

.

LuftSchutz fur kinder : Gasjäckchen , Gasbettchen und Gasmaske .