1936 German Säureschutzmaske (acid protection mask)

Säureschutzmaske (acid protection mask),this was part of the full Säureschutzanzug [acid protection suit] which also included the protective jacket, pants and gloves. This suit was used by the Luftwaffe during 1936/1937. It consisted of a double-breasted black leather jacket, black leather trousers, a leather face mask and long leather gloves. This equipment was worn above the normal uniform.