This ethical enigma lies at the heart of William Moore's fascinating study of gas warfare.
This ethical enigma lies at the heart of William Moore's fascinating study of gas warfare. To put the problem in its true perspective he describes the introduction of gas in 1915 and the moral predicament facing the Cabinet as revealed in official documents. he examines in detail the types of gas used, the methods of delivery and the effects.
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Gas Attack: Chemical Warfare 1915-18 and Afterwards.
book by William Moore. Gas Attack: Chemical Warfare 1915-18 and Afterwards.
Published jointly with Hippocrene Books, New York. MOORE, WILLIAM (Author) Leo Cooper (Publisher). An illustrated record of the development of the British Armoured fighting vehicles tanks 1915-18 the First World War. Related content.
Chemical Warfare 1915-18 and Afterwards: 1st printing. Firmly bound and carefully read. Items related to Gas Attack! : Chemical Warfare 1915-18 and Afterwards. Home Moore, William Gas Attack! : Chemical Warfare 1915-18 and Afterwards. Illustrated in b/w. Both book & jacket are in VG clean condition. No inscription or ownership markings. Gas Attack! : Chemical Warfare 1915-18 and Afterwards. ISBN 10: 0850524806, ISBN 13: 9780850524802.
Chemical weapons have been a part of warfare in most societies, although their use has been particularly controversial since the 20th century. Ancient Greek myths about Hercules poisoning his arrows with the venom of the Hydra monster are the earliest references to toxic weapons in western literature. Homer's epics, the Iliad and the Odyssey, allude to poisoned arrows used by both sides in the legendary Trojan War (Bronze Age Greece).
Gas attack! chemical warfare 1915-18 and afterwards. Published 1987 by L. Cooper, Hippocrene Books in London, New York. Chemical warfare, History, World War, 1914-1918. Bibliography: p. -254.
This chemical warfare was a major component of the first global war and first total . Italian dead after the Austrian gas attack on Monte San Michele.
This chemical warfare was a major component of the first global war and first total war of the 20th century. The killing capacity of gas was limited, with about ninety thousand fatalities from a total of . million casualties caused by gas attacks. In the first combined chlorine–phosgene attack by Germany, against British troops at Wieltje near Ypres, Belgium on 19 December 1915, 88 tons of the gas were released from cylinders causing 1069 casualties and 69 deaths. The British P gas helmet, issued at the time, was impregnated with sodium phenolate and partially effective against phosgene.
Gas Attack! Chemical Warfare 1915-18 and Afterwards. New York: Hippocrene Books. Chemical Warfare Progress and Problems in Defensive Capability. A report to the Chairman, Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives. Statement on Chemical and Biological Defense Policies and Programs, November 25, 1969. Publication GAO/PEMD-86-11 (July).
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