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U.S. Army, American Expeditionary Forces Defensive Measures against Gas Attacks

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Title:
U.S. Army, American Expeditionary Forces Defensive Measures against Gas Attacks
Description:
The A.E.F. issued these guidelines on instructions and preventive measures against gas attacks, including carrying masks and respirators, frequent drills, alarms, and inspection of equipment. The guidelines include instructions on anti-gas respirators for horses. The pages displayed here concern the detection of gas, particularly mustard gas.
Creator:
U.S.. Army. American Expeditionary Forces
Date:
1917
Format:
Documents
Location:
Center for the History of Medicine (Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine)
Collection (local):
Rare Books and Journals
Subjects:
U.S. Army, American Expeditionary Forces,
World War, 1914-1918
Gases, Asphyxiating and poisonous--War use
Extent:
2 printed pages.
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Publisher:
France : Headquarters, American Expeditionary Forces
Notes:
United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces. Defensive measures against gas attacks. France : Headquarters, American Expeditionary Forces, 1917 (Nancy : Berger-Levrault)
Gift of the Estate of Dr. Walter B. Cannon to the Library of Harvard Medical School, 1945.
Identifier:
33.P.1917.1