Tall m38 gasmask named Luftwaffe Helfer K. Schoch
Beautiful tall M38 gasmask named to Lw.H.(Luftwaffe Helfer) K. Schoch Feldp. Nr. L54280 indicating the following units;
(8.9.1943-22.4.1944) 9.12.1943 3. Batterie schwere Flak-Abteilung
(23.4.1944-24.11.1944) 3.6.1944 3. Batterie schwere
Flak-Abteilung 357 (o).
The term Lw. H. indicates Luftwaffe Helfer which in term indicates it was issued to a underage Luftwaffe auxiliary manning searchlights and carrying ammunition for the Flak guns. These 14-16 year old kids were under the supervision of the Hitlerjugend and Luftwaffe.