The Poisonous Cloud Chemical Warfare In The First World War -

the poisonous cloud chemical warfare in the first world - the introduction of chemical warfare during the first world war was a major event in the history of military technology it not only posed an unusual challenge to military thinking of the day which was largely conventional and wholly unfamiliar with science it also created a heated moral controversy surrounding the new weapon that did not discriminate between soldiers and civilians, chemical weapons in world war i wikipedia - the use of toxic chemicals as weapons dates back thousands of years but the first large scale use of chemical weapons was during world war i they were primarily used to demoralize injure and kill entrenched defenders against whom the indiscriminate and generally very slow moving or static nature of gas clouds would be most effective the types of weapons employed ranged from disabling, hellfire boys the birth of the u s chemical warfare - a terrifying piece of history that almost no one knows hampton sides in 1915 when german forces executed the first successful gas attack of world war i the world watched in horror as the boundaries of warfare were forever changed, the use of gas warfare in world war one wwvets com - soldiers blinded by gas poison national archives photo courtesy of the indiana war memorial the use of poison gas was widely condemned and hurt german relations with the remaining neutral nations the british roundly criticized the germans with an extensive propaganda campaign but gas usage continued to escalate throughout the war, trenches on the web armory gas warfare world war i - the vapor settled to the ground like a swamp mist and drifted toward the french trenches on a brisk wind its effect on the french was a violent nausea and faintness followed by an utter collapse it is believed that the germans who charged in behind the vapor met no resistance at all the, chemical weapon britannica com - chemical weapon any of several chemical compounds usually toxic agents that are intended to kill injure or incapacitate enemy personnel in modern warfare chemical weapons were first used in world war i 1914 18 during which gas warfare inflicted more than one million of the casualties suffered by combatants in that conflict and killed an estimated 90 000, u s senate commitee on banking housing and urban development - u s senate committee on banking housing and urban affairs second staff report on u s chemical and biological warfare related dual use exports to iraq and the possible impact on the health consequences of the war, blow by blow totalitarian new world order s war on freedom - if libya can do it why not israel us uk israeli policies have been designed to ensure that if there is all out war in the middle east israel will win taking over vast amounts of territory and natural resources, energy and the human journey where we have been where we - significant energy e vents in earth s and life s history as of 2014 energy event timeframe significance nuclear fusion begins in the sun c 4 6 billion years ago bya provides the power for all of earth s geophysical geochemical and ecological systems with the only exception being radioactivity within earth, dope inc britain s opium war against the u s whale - part i history of britain s first opium wars introduction this is the setting for what follows below narcotics are pouring in from abroad through a well organized efficient group of smugglers, crapsaccharine world tv tropes - a setting which at first sight looks nice and cute the world is full of cheery colors people are smiling happy and helpful and you re probably thinking you ve just stepped into a sugar bowl that seriously tastes like diabetes suddenly you notice something wrong and upon investigating you realize that every single thing below the surface is horribly wrong and dysfunctional