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(126) - 1GM23 - Guerra química, El cloro fue utilizado por primera vez por el ejército aleman en la Segunda Batalla de Ypres y, sin una eficaz protección, tuvo un impacto devastador entre los Aliados. Más tarde, el gas mostaza, entre otros, fue desarollado por ambos bandos y comenzó el uso de armas químicas. Desde la Primera Guerra Mundial, muchos países han investigado y desarollado armas químicas.

(126) - 1GM23 - Guerra química, El cloro fue utilizado por primera vez por el ejército aleman en la Segunda Batalla de Ypres y, sin una eficaz protección, tuvo un impacto devastador entre los Aliados. Más tarde, el gas mostaza, entre otros, fue desarollado por ambos bandos y comenzó el uso de armas químicas. Desde la Primera Guerra Mundial, muchos países han investigado y desarollado armas químicas.

gas venenoso-Segunda batalla de Ypres

Venenos para la guerra- Países que desarrollaron armas químicas

La segunda Batalla de Ypres (Frezenberg). Artista William Barnes Wollen, 1915. Más en www.elgrancapitan.org/foro

La segunda Batalla de Ypres (Frezenberg). Artista William Barnes Wollen, 1915. Más en www.elgrancapitan.org/foro

GERMAN ARMY WESTERN FRONT 1916 (Q 52870)   A 21.5 cm Mortar and crew in position near Ypres. May (muzzle shot)

GERMAN ARMY WESTERN FRONT 1916 (Q 52870) A 21.5 cm Mortar and crew in position near Ypres. May (muzzle shot)

MINISTRY INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION (Q 2907)   Battle of Polygon Wood. The 15-inch Mark II Howitzer shown in Q.2906, about to fire. Near Ypres, 27th September 1917.

MINISTRY INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION (Q 2907) Battle of Polygon Wood. The 15-inch Mark II Howitzer shown in Q.2906, about to fire. Near Ypres, 27th September 1917.

THIRD BATTLE YPRES 30 MAY - 1 NOVEMBER 1917 (Q 3020)   A 60 pdr Mark I being taken out of its emplacement to move it forward. R.G.A. at Wieltje, 5th September 1917.

THIRD BATTLE YPRES 30 MAY - 1 NOVEMBER 1917 (Q 3020) A 60 pdr Mark I being taken out of its emplacement to move it forward. R.G.A. at Wieltje, 5th September 1917.

A view of the military section of the graveyard in the village of Vlamertinghe, near Ypres. Seen here is Lieutenant George Hubert Wilkins, an Australian Official Photographer, inspecting the crosses, to each of which is affixed a name and identification tablet, inscribed, ‘Here lies a British soldier, RIP’.

A view of the military section of the graveyard in the village of Vlamertinghe, near Ypres. Seen here is Lieutenant George Hubert Wilkins, an Australian Official Photographer, inspecting the crosses, to each of which is affixed a name and identification tablet, inscribed, ‘Here lies a British soldier, RIP’.

A scene along the Ypres Road, showing a tired Battalion coming out to rest after participating in the fierce fighting during the Third Battle of Ypres.

A scene along the Ypres Road, showing a tired Battalion coming out to rest after participating in the fierce fighting during the Third Battle of Ypres.

German prisoners, captured by Australians in the battle of Broodseinde Ridge, in the Ypres sector, being marched along an emergency road, to the compound at Hoograaf, under mounted military police escort.

German prisoners, captured by Australians in the battle of Broodseinde Ridge, in the Ypres sector, being marched along an emergency road, to the compound at Hoograaf, under mounted military police escort.

7. I want my family to be prod of I don't want my father to think I'm still a kid that why I went to war.

7. I want my family to be prod of I don't want my father to think I'm still a kid that why I went to war.

An Australian Medical Officer attends a wounded man at an Advanced Dressing Station during the Third Battle of Ypres (Passchendaele).

An Australian Medical Officer attends a wounded man at an Advanced Dressing Station during the Third Battle of Ypres (Passchendaele).

Most trenches were very small and tight living quarters. Soldiers would be sleeping with their recently fallen comrads.

Most trenches were very small and tight living quarters. Soldiers would be sleeping with their recently fallen comrads.

PREPARATIONS BATTLE CAMBRAI TANK DRIVING SCHOOL WAILLY FRANCE 1917 (Q 6299) Tank F4 climbs a slope at the Tank Driving School at Wailly. Over 400 tanks were gathered for training in preparation for the Battle of Cambrai. The photograph was taken from the left rear of the tank.

PREPARATIONS BATTLE CAMBRAI TANK DRIVING SCHOOL WAILLY FRANCE 1917 (Q 6299) Tank F4 climbs a slope at the Tank Driving School at Wailly. Over 400 tanks were gathered for training in preparation for the Battle of Cambrai. The photograph was taken from the left rear of the tank.