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  • Can’t get down with my current draeger closed system rebreathers, so I’m going to need an assist here.”

    Joint Operations Douglass, Keith 2000


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  • A kind of gas mask used in coal mines. In Miracle at Springhill, Leonard Lerner, 1960, the name is said to have originated in Nova Scotia and to be "derived from that of a German scientist, Alexander Bernhard Draeger, who invented a type of special equipment for breathing in a mine choked with gas." See comments at draegerman.

    July 16, 2013