1944United States Army’s Chemical Warfare Service asked local sculptor George Demetrios to design gas masks to fit all its soldiersArts and Culture, Government and Public Service, Military, Art

Demetrios designed three basic types which fit almost all soldiers. He worked like an anatomist, developing the models in his Folly Cove studio.

Gloucester Daily Times. “Local Artist is Assisting Army.” May 22, 1945.
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