The procedure of decontamination after a gas attack - a U.S. Army training film (WW2)
A U.S. Army Training film about Decontamination Procedures during World War II. The film is tilted 'Decontamination Procedures', 'equipment'. An aircraft attack with poison gas on trucks. The trucks go from the gas contaminated area to a safer place. The driver and the assistant driver of the truck, wearing gas masks, open the door and clean the steps and the door of the truck. Members of decontamination team arrive wearing protective clothes. They wash the truck with a solution of kerosene or gasoline. They remove the canvas cover from the truck and spread it on the ground. They put a warning sign board there. They spray the decontamination liquid all over the truck. Cans are refilled with non corrosive powder and chloride mixture, it is mixed well till it is transparent. It is then poured into cans and sprayed on the truck. Then truck is tested with a detector crayon. A 400 gallon apparatus is used to clean the truck. Then truck is washed with a mix of lime and water. It is mixed well and lumps are dissolved. It is then filled in cans. Then pressure pump is used to build pressure in the cans. Location: United States USA. Date: 1942.