Should We Use Poison Gas? | The National WWII Museum | New Orleans

A question that is in the news again due to Syria’s use of chemical weapons against its own Citizens, North Korea and Russia’s use of chemical agents against political targets. This article is about the Battle of Okinawa and should the U.S. uses chemicals against the Japanese to lesson American casualties.  Overwhelming the public said NO!

Link to page:  A Study Of History



Educational posters about the dangers of poisonous gases. Courtesy of the National Museum of Health and Medicine, Otis Historical Archives.

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