British Blockade Lead
To Chemical Weapons
Gets People Killed
A Canadian soldier with mustard gas burns, ca. 1917-1918.
By 5/22/15 the Germans knew they were in trouble.
Britain's South African gold gave it access to
an unlimited supply of U.S. artillery shells.
The British naval blockade was starving Germany to death.
Something decisive was needed.
Near the city of Ypres, the Germans opened cylinders of poison gas.
They were trying to try to break through the