Chemical and Biological Weapons of Mass Destruction

by: Irwin Slesnick

Chemical warfare began in prehistoric times with the use of such weapons as poisoned arrows. However, World War I was the beginning of modern-day chemical warfare. The birth of biological warfare evolved during World War II. As a result, mankind has been plagued with chemical and biological weapons of mass destruction. This chapter provides a historical account of chemical and biological warfare, and its detrimental impact on society.


Type Book ChapterPub Date 1/1/2004Stock # PB190X_4

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