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Resource ID: #15675
Subject: Military
Source: IF Magazine
Affiliation: 
Date: March-April

Description

Sirens on the chemical detection units began a chorus of mournful wails "whoop-whoop-whoop." With clumsy measured strides inside rubber protective suits, three Czechoslovak chemical warfare experts approached a dark stain in the sand of the Saudi desert. The Czechs called the substance Yperite, commonly known as mustard gas, which causes blindness, skin blisters, inflammation of the nose and throat and eventually a painful choking death. Is the United States responsible for the spill?

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