Policies and Tactics: Effectiveness and Tactics of Gas Warfare by the British in the Great War
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This paper observes the effectiveness of poisonous gas used by the British Army from 1915 to 1917. This paper discusses the types of gas used, both lethal and non-lethal, and the deployment methods for the gas. This paper also talks about the evolution of technology used to deploy the gas during this time period. This paper also looks specifically at the battles of Loos and Arras, and at the number of causalities suffered as a result of the use of poisonous gas.
Loos, Battle of, Loss-en-Gohelle, France, 1915.
World War, 1914-1918--Chemical warfare.
Arras, Battle of, Arras, France, 1917.
Great Britain. Army--History--World War, 1914-1918.
Gases, Asphyxiating and poisonous--War use.