In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- A chemical weapon is any weapon that uses a manufactured chemical, such as sarin, mustard gas or hydrogen cyanide, to kill or injure.
- It was originally developed as an antidote to mustard gas in chemical warfare.
- How often was the mustard gas used and in what sort of quantities?
- The gas masks used by almost every fire department in the country can't keep chemical agents like sarin and mustard gas from getting in.
- The skin of victims of mustard gas blistered, the eyes became very sore and they began to vomit.
- Politicians and military leaders in Europe were well aware of the effects of the deadliest of these chemicals, mustard gas.
- The purchase order for the mustard gas includes gas masks, filters and rubber gloves.
- All showed traces of blister gases, the army said, a group of chemical compounds which include mustard gas.
- Experiments involved aerial spraying, gas chambers, and field tests that required soldiers to crawl across ground soaked with mustard gas or stand in chemical clouds.
- Meanwhile, you remove the mustard gas which has condensed on your skin with the aid of body powder.
- Sounds like we're in for a war of attrition, minus the trenches and the mustard gas.
- One of the ships destroyed was loaded with mustard gas, producing the only battlefield chemical casualties of the war.
- It is 500 times as toxic as cyanide and more deadly than mustard gas.
- Approximately 30 villages were gassed with chemical agents that included mustard gas and nerve toxins.
- It has more than a million munitions, armed with 31,000 tons of chemical weapons including mustard gas.
- And they could spread death and destruction through warheads carrying anthrax, mustard gas, sarin or ricin.
- There was another name to become famous in cancer biology who worked on nitrogen mustard and on mustard gas, but whose name did not appear as a co-author on that famous paper.
- The primary gaseous agents used were chlorine, phosgene, a combination of the two, and mustard gas.
- In World War I, mustard gas was used to devastating effect.
- These will detail the effects of smallpox, anthrax, mustard gas and other chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear hazards.
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