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Trench technology against gas attack which is still in use today

Dr Gabriel Moshenska, lecturer, Public Archaeology, UCL Institute of Archaeology, December 2013
The World Today, Volume 69, Number 11

'An ecstasy of fumbling' is how the officer poet Wilfred Owen described the struggle to put on a gas mask. The history of a 1916 invention which continues to save lives

Dr Gabriel Moshenska is a lecturer in Public Archaeology at the UCL Institute of Archaeology

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