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View Resource Introduction to Chemical Weapons, Including Non Lethal Weapons

Chemical weapons use the toxic properties of chemical substances rather than their explosive properties to produce physical or physiological effects on an enemy

http://www.globalsecurity.org/wmd/intro/cw.htm
View Resource Chemical Weapons History in the US, Munitions and Facilities

Chemical agents in the modem sense were first used in World War I, when chlorine gas was released, from large cylinders, in a favorable wind. This surprise operation caused massive casualties,...

http://www.globalsecurity.org/wmd/systems/cw.htm
View Resource Cyanide Fact Sheet

Cyanide at its deadliest, is a colorless gas with a bitter almond odor detectable by certain people. It has been developed as the volatile hydrogen cyanide and the more stable cyanogen chloride as...

http://www.fas.org/programs/ssp/bio/factsheets/cyanidefactsh...
View Resource White Phosphorus Fact Sheet

Elemental phosphorus was first extracted from urine in 1669 by the German alchemist Hennig Brandt. Of the several different types of elemental phosphorus, Brandt produced white phosphorus (WP), which...

http://www.fas.org/programs/ssp/bio/factsheets/whitephosphor...
View Resource 1918 Influenza A (H1N1) Fact Sheet

The "Spanish" flu pandemic of 1918 and 1919 caused the deaths of 20-50 million people worldwide including up to 675,000 in the U.S. While only about 1% of those infected with the virus died, it...

http://www.fas.org/programs/ssp/bio/factsheets/H1N1factsheet...
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