Chemical Warfare in World War I: The American Experience, 1917-1918

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This book chronicles the introduction of chemical agents in World War I, the U.S. Army's tentative preparations for gas warfare prior to and after American entry into the war, and the AEF experience with gas on the Western Front. Chemical warfare affected tactics and almost changed the outcome of World War I. The overwhelming success of the first use of gas caught both sides by surprise. Fortunately, the pace of hostilities permitted the Allies to develop a suitable defense to German gas attacks and eventually to field a ...

Chemical Warfare in World War I: The American Experience, 1917-1918 2005, University Press of the Pacific

ISBN-13: 9781410222619

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