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#1 12-07-2016 08:29:43

Rebbaron55
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Face Mask for Blast Protection from US Anti-Tank Rocket Launcher.

I was just reading that US forces did employ the hand held anti-tank launcher "known as the Bazooka" in the Tunisian campaign. The Germans copied captured examples from the Russians  which they produced as the "panzerschreck" and "panzerfaust" later in the war. The blast from these weapons could really do some damage to the shooter and his assistant so a mask was developed to protect them. Hope you will enjoy! smile  Barron

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#2 12-07-2016 09:47:01

don_kihotis7
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Re: Face Mask for Blast Protection from US Anti-Tank Rocket Launcher.

Interesting item Barron. Never seen one before. Thanks for sharing.


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#3 12-07-2016 14:26:11

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Re: Face Mask for Blast Protection from US Anti-Tank Rocket Launcher.

Don't have one of those. Rich A. in Pa.


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