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The O.39 is an italian optical mask used during the second World War.

Mask overview Edit

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Front view of the mask

This mask was Italy's first attempt at an optical mask for tankers and artillery units. It's made from brown rubber and has a five point strap system like the other italian masks. The filter is attached through a hose that is connected to the mask at the bottom, while the exhale valve is on the front and serves also as a voice diaphragm.

The eye pieces, the most important parts in an optical mask, are front watching and help the user with optical devices.

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A soldier with an O.39 looking through a scope

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Additional filter, note the screw thread at the bottom

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O.39 mask attached to a oxygen-providing system inside a fortification

Filter Edit

The mask came with a T.35 filter, and if heavy artillery use was planned an additional filter was given, one with a screw thread on the bottom to screw on the regular filter.
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O.39 with its kit

Kit Edit

The mask comes with filter, hose and a two sectioned bag, one part for the filter and the other for the mask itself.

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