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Second World War pro-kit (1st of 3)

Second World War pro-kit

The prophylactic (preventative) kit, or 'pro-kit', issued to soldiers in the Second World War included cleaning cloths and ointment. Condoms were also supplied.

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How to cite this page:

Jane Tolerton, 'Sexual health - Sexual health, 1914–1945', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/object/27209/second-world-war-pro-kit (accessed 15 December 2019)

Story by Jane Tolerton, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 7 Dec 2018