Standing mannequin wearing a canvas suit with built-in rubber hood and mask and large open tunnel-shaped entry sleeve hanging from the waist

Would you be brave enough to don this suit and ride an underwater “chariot” towards the enemy? Only when you got close to the target would you close the faceplate and then dive your chariot to clamp your explosive warhead to the enemy ship. To get into the suit was by the waist entry flap that then got rolled up and buckled tight to make it waterproof! This Sladen suit was nick-named ‘Clammy Death’ by the WW2 charioteers who wore it.

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