ARMY & NAVY: Horse Mask

At Fort Bragg, N. C., Army horses paraded last week wearing monsterlike headgear. To protect animals that draw field artillery guns and caissons, the Chemical Warfare Service was trying out a new type of equine gas mask. Considering adoption of the masks as regular equipment, the War Department announced that the horses tested had been satisfactorily protected from gas. But with this equipment, there will be no more thunderous galloping into battle, for horses can breathe in the masks, only when moving at a walk.


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