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In one room, the murals depict scenes from military life: soldiers crouched in combat, donning gas masks, and cleaning weapons and darning socks during downtime.
First responders entered the cabin wearing gas masks.
CBS News correspondent David Begnaud reports from Pahoa that people who live in the area are sleeping at night with gas masks beside the bed just in case the wind shifts direction and toxic fumes start blowing their way.
Labor and student union members were marching near the river Seine when they were interrupted by demonstrators clad in black, with some wearing balaclavas and gas masks.
Rescue workers in gas masks carrying lifeless, tiny bodies.
Amid air raids, curfews, gas mask drills and rationing, Tom, who’s become fast friends with Buster, hatches a plucky plan to save the beast from certain death.
During the Vietnam War era, the silver metal rectangles, curved at the corners and worn on a ball chain, were stamped with the Marine’s name, service number, gas mask size and religion.
Prepare for plumes: Ingrid Smet, geologist and tour coordinator at Volcano Adventures, advises carrying a gas mask to expeditions with fumaroles -- openings that release toxic gases and steam -- such as Nyiragongo.
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GAS MASK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of gas mask for English Language Learners
: a mask used to protect the face and lungs against poisonous gases
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