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Nurses putting gas masks on wounded German, 1914-1918.

Nurses putting gas masks on wounded German, 1914-1918.
3 2 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 24cm

Description

The first use of gas was by the Germans on the Eastern Front on 3 January 1915. The first widespread use of poison gas as a weapon was during the second Battle of Ypres, Belgium, April-May 1915.

Image Details

Image Ref.
 
10320593

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