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Hellfire boys : the birth of the U.S. Chemical Warfare Service and the race for the world's deadliest weapons / Theo Emery.

Emery, Theo, (author.).
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  • ISBN: 9780316264105
  • ISBN: 0316264105
  • Physical Description: xxi, 535 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2017.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [447]-519) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: January 5, 1993 -- Prologue -- Part I. Catalyst. Holy week ; An American University ; Diabolical instruments ; Technical men ; Amos and Goliath ; "Fiendish work" -- Part II. Flash point. "A hotter fire" ; Over there ; "A constant menace" ; "Science and horror" ; "He who gasses last, gasses best" -- Part III. Retort. First gas and flame ; The Meuse and the mousetrap ; "All to the mustard" ; "War to the knife" ; "Fight the devil" ; "The devil's perfume".
Summary, etc.:
Traces the actions of the "Hellfire Battalion," a group of American engineers who were trained in gas warfare and were sent to the front lines in France to launch multiple assaults against the Germans.
Subject: United States. Army. Chemical Warfare Service > History.
World War, 1914-1918 > Chemical warfare.
Chemical warfare > United States > History > 20th century.
Chemical warfare > Research > United States > History > 20th century.
World War, 1914-1918 > United States.

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