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One Hundred Years of Chemical Warfare: Research, Deployment, Consequences | SpringerLink

One Hundred Years of Chemical Warfare: Research, Deployment, Consequences | SpringerLink

On April 22, 1915, the German military released 150 tons of chlorine gas at Ypres, Belgium. Carried by a long-awaited wind, the chlorine cloud passed within a few minutes through the British and French trenches, leaving behind at least 1,000 dead and 4,000 injured. This chemical attack, which amounted to the first use of a weapon of mass destruction, marks a turning point in world history. The preparation as well as the execution of the gas...

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