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The poisonous cloud : chemical warfare in the First World War

Author: L F Haber
Publisher: Oxford [Oxfordshire] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the military role of chemical warfare and its effects on the people, industries, and administrations on both sides in the First World War. This book also considers the growing moral problems  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: L F Haber
ISBN: 0198581424 9780198581420
OCLC Number: 12051072
Description: xiv, 415 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Personal introduction --
Forerunners in fact and fiction --
The chlorine cloud --
The Allied reaction --
Phosgene --
Chemists at war --
The organization of chemical warfare --
New weapons, new tactics --
1918, reality and imagination --
Gas casualties --
Was gas a failure? Appendix: statistical note on gas shells and casualties in the BEF --
The aftermath. Appendix: articles 169-172 of the Treaty of Versailles.
Responsibility: L.F. Haber.
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