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The Great War
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Poison Gas
Jay Winter
"First came chlorine yellow gas, then came the green gas, then came mustard gas, the granddaddy of napalm.

"And each of these had appalling effects on men who were trapped in the trench system. It didn't break the defensive lines, it made the level of suffering much worse than it had been before."

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