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Hellfire Boys: The Birth of the U.S. Chemical Warfare Service and the Race for the World's Deadliest Weapons

Author: Theo Emery.

Hellfire Boys: The Birth of the U.S. Chemical Warfare Service and the Race for the World's Deadliest Weapons

Author: Theo Emery.

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Item #: D32431
Format: Paperback
Pages: 576
Publication Date: 2018
Publisher: Back Bay
ISBN: 9780316264082
In 1915, German forces executed the first successful gas attack of World War I, igniting an arms race that would redefine a war already characterized by lethal developments in technology. Documenting how the war spiraled into a chemists' duel, Theo Emery introduces the American engineers known as the "Hellfire Boys." Racing against the clock (and Germany's b... More
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In 1915, German forces executed the first successful gas attack of World War I, igniting an arms race that would redefine a war already characterized by lethal developments in technology. Documenting how the war spiraled into a chemists' duel, Theo Emery introduces the American engineers known as the "Hellfire Boys." Racing against the clock (and Germany's best chemists), these brilliant sought to protect Allied soldiers and unleash their own weapons of mass destruction.


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