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Chemical weapons in World War I

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The Germans marked their shells yellow for mustard gas and ... manufacture in World War I (the Artillery used Mustard gas ...

How deadly was the poison gas of WW1? - BBC News - BBC.com

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Jan 30, 2015 ... Gas terrified soldiers in WW1, but it killed comparatively few of them, at least on the Western Front. So why was it the one WW1 weapon to be ...

When Chemicals Became Weapons of War « 100 Years of Chemical ...

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Feb 27, 2015 ... The release of poison gas 100 years ago changed the face of World War I and gave humanity a new weapon of mass destruction. Nobody ...

Mustard Gas in World War I - How Mustard Gas Works ... - Science

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During World War I, a new style of fighting known as trench warfare pitted two armies close enough to each other that they could yell across the lines.

Compound Interest - Chemical Warfare: Poison Gases in World War 1

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May 17, 2014 ... I'll be accompanying some of the students from my school on a history trip to Ypres and a few other World War 1 battlefields in a few weeks' ...

The use of Gas Warfare in World War One - WWVets.com

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The stalemate of WW1 left men caught in trenches for months and months. ... Soldiers blinded by gas poison, National Archives photo, courtesy of the Indiana  ...

Chemical Warfare and Medical Response During World War I - NCBI

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Although chemical weapons killed proportionally few soldiers in World War I ( 1914–1918), the psychological damage from “gas fright” and the exposure of large ...

Gas Attack, 1916 - EyeWitness to History

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Eye witness account of a German gas attack on British trenches, 1916. ... World War I ... Mustard gas attacked the skin - moist skin such as the eyes, armpits, and groin. It burned its way into its victim leaving searing blisters and unimaginable ...

Weapons on Land - Poison Gas | Canada and the First World War

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The first large-scale use of lethal poison gas on the battlefield was by the Germans on 22 April 1915 during the Battle of Second Ypres.

WWI Gas-Poisoning: Effects Of Chlorine Gas Poisoning | Great War ...

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Extracted from the 1917 book "Medical Diseases of the War" by Arthur Hurst, M.A. , MD (Oxon), FRCP. Chapter X describes the effects of chlorine gas poisoning, ...

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First World War.com - Weapons of War: Poison Gas

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British gas mask variant Considered uncivilised prior to World War One, the development and use of poison gas was necessitated by the requirement of wartime ...

Germans introduce poison gas - Apr 22, 1915 - HISTORY.com

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With the Germans taking the lead, an extensive number of projectiles filled with deadly substances polluted the trenches of World War I. Mustard gas, introduced  ...

Poison Gas and World War Two - History Learning Site

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The use of poison gas in World War Two was a very real fear. Poison gas had been used in World War Oneand many expected that it would be used in World ...