Chemical Warfare Service

organizing for war by Leo P. Brophy

Publisher: Center of Military History, U.S. Army, Publisher: For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C

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  • United States. Army. Chemical Corps.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Chemical warfare.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States.

Edition Notes

Statementby Leo P. Brophy and George J.B. Fisher.
SeriesUnited States Army in World War II. The Technical services, CMH pub -- 10-1, United States Army in World War II, CMH pub -- 10-1.
ContributionsFisher, George J. B., 1893-1956, Center of Military History.
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 498 p. :
Number of Pages498
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Open LibraryOL23285983M

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  The commendation, presented by the Office of the Army's Chief of the Chemical Warfare Service, says: "These men participated beyond the call of duty by subjecting themselves to pain, discomfort. To link to the entire object, paste this link in email, IM or document To embed the entire object, paste this HTML in website To link to this page, paste this link in email, IM or document To embed this page, paste this HTML in website. The third volume, entitled "Chemicals in Combat", will deal with the chemical warfare activities in the theaters of operations. In treating research and development, the present volume concentrates on CWS projects that proved of greatest significance to . The Chemical Warfare Service | This is the third and final volume of The Chemical Warfare Service series. Concluding the chemical warfare story that was begun in The Chemical Warfare Service: Organizing for War and was continued in The Chemical Warfare Service: From Laboratory to Field, The Chemical Warfare Service: Chemicals in Combat records in .

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Largely forgotten in the confines of history, the development of the U.S. Chemical Warfare Service in left an indelible imprint on World War I. This small yet powerful division, along with the burgeoning Bureau of Mines, assembled research and military unites devoted solely to chemical weaponry, outfitting regiments with hastily made gas /5(23).

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The Chemical Corps is the branch of the United States Army tasked with defending against chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear corps was founded as the U.S.

Chemical Warfare Service (CWS) during World War name was changed to the Chemical Corps in For most of its history, the Chemical Corps was tasked with delivering chemical Branch: United States Army. The CWS played a small role in the chemical warfare actívitíes during the war in comparison with its respective counterparts in other countries but still received much criticism for its controversial role.

There is a lack of information about the American Chemical Warfare Service (CWS) and its activities during Worid War I and especially in. But conflict with those aligned against chemical warfare forced the CWS to fight for its institutional life--and ultimately led to the U.S.

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The chemical warfare service; from laboratory to field / L.P. Brophy, W.D. Miles and R.C. Cochrane --[v.3] The chemical warfare service: chemicals in combat/ Brooks E. Kleber and Dale Birdsell.

Series Title: United States Army in World War II., Technical services.; United States Army in World War II, v. 10, pt. By the end of the war, the Chemical Warfare Service was a full-fledged Army department w members who fired more than 1, tons of gas at the Germans; they were supported by a massive network of factories and training grounds whose poisoned landscapes and buried but still deadly chemicals are still with : Theo Emery.

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The Preparatory Manual of Chemical Warfare Agents Third Edition: An extremely valuable reference book used to teach scientific, laboratory, and toxicity data for government agencies by Jared Ledgard it was ok avg rating — 1 rating. Was the death of baseball great Christy Mathewson at age 45 partly a result of exposure to poisonous gas in October or November in France, while serving in the same Chemical Warfare Service.

Publisher Summary. This chapter describes the major epidemiological studies of populations who have been exposed to chemical warfare agents. The first full-scale deployment of chemical warfare agents was during World War I inwhen the Germans used chlorine gas against French, Canadian, and Algerian troops.

After World War I ended inthe authors felt a book about the chemical war service would be useful, “and the ever increasing interest Author: Michael Ruane. Page - The Quartermaster General, under the authority of the Secretary of War, shall be charged with the purchase and procurement for the Army of all supplies of standard manufacture and of all supplies common to two or more branches but not with the purchase or the procurement of special or technical articles to be used or issued exclusively by other supply departments.

In his book, Compendium of Chemical Warfare Agents, author Steven L. Hoenig provides all the necessary information that First Responders, Hospitals, HazMat Teams, Fire and Rescue Services, and other First Responders need to know when dealing with dangerous chemical agents.

Coverage includes health effects, physical characteristics, hazards from reactivity. COVID is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation.

Get the latest public health information from CDC: Get the latest research. The U.S. Army Medical Department (AMEDD) created a Chemical Warfare Service (CWS) to develop protective equipment, which allowed its physicians to focus on treatment.

1,2 The CWS created an array of technologies to protect soldiers. Initially forced to adopt British small-box respirators when early American gas masks proved ineffective, the U.S.

Chemical Warfare Agents, Second Edition has been totally revised since the successful first edition and expanded to about three times the length, with many new chapters and much more in-depth consideration of all the topics. The chapters have been written by distinguished international experts in various aspects of chemical warfare agents and edited.

This explosive look into the dawn of chemical warfare during World War I is "a terrifying piece of history that almost no one knows" (Hampton Sides). Inwhen 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.

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