WW2 British Ointment Anti-Gas #6 Green Tin with Contents

$100.00

WW2 British Ointment Anti-Gas #6 Green Tin with Contents

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The WW2 British Ointment Anti-Gas #6 Green Tin with Contents is a fascinating relic from the Second World War, offering a tangible connection to the era’s stringent protective measures. This small, sturdy metal tin, painted in a distinctive military green, was designed to hold a crucial ointment used by British troops to protect against chemical warfare. The original contents, still intact, include an ointment specifically formulated to neutralize and soothe the effects of chemical agents, reflecting the technological advancements and harsh realities of wartime. The tin’s compact and portable design ensured that soldiers could easily carry it on their person, symbolizing the ever-present threat of gas attacks and the measures taken to safeguard lives. This historical artifact not only provides insight into the daily lives and challenges faced by soldiers during WW2 but also serves as a poignant reminder of the resilience and ingenuity of the time.

Conflict

WW II (1939-45)

Original/Reproduction

Original

Theme

Militaria

Region of Origin

Great Britain

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