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By Simon Jones, Richard Hook

Osprey's examine of fuel war strategies that have been hired in the course of international warfare I (1914-1918). Battlefield fuel used to be first hired in April 1915 on the village of Langemarck close to Ypres. At 1700 hours the Germans published a 5 mile-wide cloud of 168 a whole lot chlorine fuel from 520 cylinders, inflicting panic and demise within the French and Algerian trenches. regardless of preliminary common condemnation and disgust, its use swiftly unfold with all of the armies getting into the race to provide gases, new how you can use them, and protecting measures together with mask and caution systems.

For the 1st time intimately, this publication charts the advance of fuel as a battlefield weapon and the stairs taken to counter it. supply equipment, together with using artillery, the implications of fixing wind course, and infantry advancing into a space simply gassed, are all coated along key milestones in its advent and usage.

With an considerable array of paintings and pictures illustrating the gasoline mask, insignia, and protecting garments of the protagonists, this e-book conveys the horror of the fuel assault and divulges the sensible demanding situations for infantrymen suffering to deal with this new type of warfare.

Conveying the truth in the back of the enduring Sargent portray of a column of blindfolded fuel casualties, it's a attention-grabbing survey of 1 of the darkest features of twentieth century warfare.

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