Gas warfare poster, World War I

Gas warfare poster, World War I

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Caption: Gas warfare poster, World War I. Poster showing a soldier with his gas mask on a World War I battlefield, collapsing and clutching his throat as a result of poison gas. Advice on gas mask use is at bottom. The artist is Lieutenant W. G. Thayer of the Gas Defence Division, US Army, the precursor to the Chemical Warfare Service (CWS) which issued the poster. The USA entered World War I in 1917. The CWS was officially founded on 28 June 1918.

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