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Gelbkreuz Gasschutz

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Title

Gelbkreuz Gasschutz

Subject

Mustard Gas
Emergency Shelter
World War I

Description

Handwritten sign for a World War I mustard gas shelter. Typewritten caption: This yellow-cross mustard gas shelter I took off the entrance to a gas-proof dugout, 50 ft. deep (trap door and ladder. This had been captured from the Huns intact in the battle of Mont-Sec on Sept. 12th, 1819 [i.e. 1918?].
Date based on likely year of obtainment by Dr. George W. Norris while stationed in France, 1917-1918.

Publisher

Digitized by the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Date

between 1917? and 1918?

Language

ger

Type

Text

Identifier

ZZ10c_5.133c

Temporal Coverage

History, 20th Century

Original Format

1 sign : 8 x 23 cm

Citation

“Gelbkreuz Gasschutz,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed December 4, 2021, https://www.cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/1529.

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