[2013] Captian Mace (Mr. Rogers Global): JoshJoel WWI

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[2013] Captian Mace (Mr. Rogers Global): JoshJoel WWI

Mustard GasMustard Gas, also called Yperite, was first used by the German Army in September of 1917. It was one of the most lethal of all the poisonous gasses used during the war. It had no smell and took twelve hours to start taking effect. Yperite was so powerful that only small amounts had to be used to be effective. Once in the ground, mustard gas remained lethal for several weeks. from 1914-1918, 4,086 British troops were killed by mustard gas. Most people believe that the Germans would've been the first tp deploy the gas when in fact it was the french.

Poisonous gas.By: Joel Mace and Josh Hopkins.

Chlorine GasChlorine gas was first used by the German army in 1915. It was used against the french army. the French soldiers said they saw yellow-green clouds floating towards their trenches. “He was sitting on the bed, fighting for breath, his lips plum coloured. He was a magnificent young Canadian past all hope in the asphyxia of chlorine. I shall never forget the look in his eyes as he turned to me and gasped: I can’t die! Is it possible that nothing can be done for me?” this is a quote from a nurse who had tp try tp treat the chlorine poisoning. there was no treatment for it and the victims would die from asphxyation.

The Originchemical warfare originated in Syria in 256. it was used when they were at war with the Romans



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