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Chemical Warfare Service in World War II

Chemical Corps Association, Washington, D.C.

Chemical Warfare Service in World War II

a report of accomplishments.

by Chemical Corps Association, Washington, D.C.

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Published by Reinhold Pub. Corp. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. Army. Chemical Corps,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Chemistry

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD769.35 .A7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination222 p.
    Number of Pages222
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6043996M
    LC Control Number49000989
    OCLC/WorldCa11772559

      World War II What-If: The U.S. Had Other Horrifying Plans For Japan in In April , the U.S. Army started cooking up special chemical compounds to destroy or .   Chemical warfare definition is - tactical warfare using substances (such as incendiary mixtures, smoke, or gases) with irritant, burning, poisonous, or asphyxiating properties. How to use chemical warfare in a sentence.


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Chemical Warfare Service in World War II by Chemical Corps Association, Washington, D.C. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Chemical Warfare Service: From Laboratory to Field (United States Army in World War II: The Technical Services): Brophy, Leo P., Miles, Wyndham D., Cochrane, Rexmond C.: : by: 6. Chemical Warfare Service in World War II Hardcover – January 1, by Chemical Corps Association (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Chemical Corps Association.

Chemical Warfare Service in World War II. New York, Reinhold Pub. Corp., (OCoLC) Online version: Chemical Corps Association, Washington, D.C. Chemical Warfare Service in World War II. New York, Reinhold Pub. Corp., (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Chemical Corps Association, Washington, D.C.

OCLC Number. Preface: This is the first of three volumes devoted to the activities of the Chemical Warfare Service in World War II. Part one of the present volume traces the organization and administration of the Chemical Warfare Service from its origins in World War I up through World War II.

The Chemical Warfare Service: from laboratory to field / by Leo P. Brophy, Wyndham D. Miles and Rexmond C. Cochrane. Format Book Published Washington, D.C.: Center of Military History, U.S. Army: For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S.

G.P.O., Description xviii, p.: ill., ports. ; 26 cm. Other contributors. Title: History of the Chemical Warfare Service in World War II.

Biological Warfare Research in the United States, Volume 2. Descriptive Note: Rept. for 1 Jul Aug Corporate Author: CHEMICAL CORPS ARMY CHEMICAL CENTER MD. Personal Author(s): Cochrane, Rexmond C.

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