Sulfur mustard - Wikipedia
Sulfur mustard, commonly known as mustard gas, is the prototypical substance of the sulfur-based family of cytotoxic and vesicant chemical warfare agents known as the sulfur mustards, which can form large blisters on exposed skin and in the lungs. They have a long history of use as a blister-agent in warfare and along with organoarsenic compounds are the most well-studied such agents.
What Is Mustard Gas? | Sulfur Mustard
Mustard gas, or sulfur mustard, is a chemical agent that causes severe burning of the skin, eyes and respiratory tract. It can be absorbed into the body through inhalation, ingestion or by coming ...
Mustard gas | chemical compound | Britannica.com
Other articles where Mustard gas is discussed: chemical weapon: Blister agents: …sulfur mustard, popularly known as mustard gas. Casualties were inflicted when personnel were attacked and exposed to blister agents like sulfur mustard or lewisite. Delivered in liquid or vapour form, such weapons burn the skin, eyes, windpipe, and lungs. The physical results, depending on level of exposure ...
Chemical weapons in World War I - Wikipedia
The most widely reported and, perhaps, the most effective chemical agent of the First World War was sulfur mustard, known as "mustard gas".It is a volatile oily liquid. It was introduced as a vesicant by Germany in July 1917 prior to the Third Battle of Ypres. The Germans marked their shells yellow for mustard gas and green for chlorine and phosgene; hence they called the new gas Yellow Cross.
Molecule of the Month - Mustard Gas
Mustard gas is a paticularly deadly and dehabilitating poison, but its real danger when it was first used in WW1, compared to other chemical warfare agents at the time, was the fact that it could penetrate all protective materials and masks that they had available at the time.5
Top 10 US Government Experiments Done On Its Own Citizens
The US Public Health Service conducted the Tuskegee Syphilis Study beginning in 1932. A total of 600 African American men were chosen to be involved in the study: 399 with syphilis and 201 without.
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Trench Knives and Mustard Gas: With the 42nd Rainbow Division in France is the memoir of a soldier on the front lines of World War I. Hugh Thompson’s memoirs of his time in France demonstrate a keen eye for detail and a penchant for philosophy. Thompson combines the fast-paced prose of the jazz age and the passionate observations of an engaged intellectual.
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Jakko Jakszyk - Mustard Gas & Roses - Amazon.com Music
Mustard Gas & Roses was Jakko's first solo album - it is easy to listen to in parts, while others may stretch your sensibilities somewhat. Over 50 mins of quality music this album also features the talents of B.J.Cole, Danny Thompson and Sam Brown.