Chemical warfare in World War I/Bibliography

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A list of key readings about Chemical warfare in World War I.
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  • Cook, Tim. "Creating the Faith: the Canadian Gas Services in the First World War." Journal of Military History 1998 62(4): 755-786. Issn: 0899-3718 in Jstor
  • Cook, Tim. "'Against God-inspired Conscience': The Perception of Gas Warfare as a Weapon of Mass Destruction, 1915-1939." War & Society 2000 18(1): 47-69. Issn: 0729-2473
  • Cook, Tim. "Through Clouded Eyes: Gas Masks and the Canadian Corps in the First World War." Material History Review1998 (47): 4-20. Issn: 1183-1073
  • Farrow, Edward Samuel. Gas Warfare (1920), 253 pages online edition
  • Fries, Amos Alfred, and Clarence Jay West. Chemical Warfare (1921) 445 pages online edition
  • Girard, Marion Leslie. "Confronting Total War: British Responses to Poison Gas, 1914-1918." PhD dissertation Yale U. 2002. 310 pp. DAI 2003 63(10): 3680-A. DA3068281 Fulltext: ProQuest Dissertations & Theses
  • Haber, L. F. The Poisonous Cloud: Chemical Warfare in the First World War (1986), the standard history
  • LeFebure, Victor. The Riddle of the Rhine: Chemical Strategy in Peace and War (1923)
  • Palazzo, Albert P. "Tradition, Innovation, and the Pursuit of the Decisive Battle: Poison Gas and the British Army on the Western Front, 1915-1918." PhD dissertation. Ohio State U. 1996. 522 pp. DAI 1996 57(2): 822-A. DA9620054 Fulltext: ProQuest Dissertations & Theses
  • Richter, Donald. Chemical Soldiers: British Gas Warfare in World War I (1992) excerpt and online search
  • Slotten, Hugh R. "Humane Chemistry or Scientific Barbarism? American Responses to World War I Poison Gas, 1915-1930." Journal of American History 1990 77(2): 476-498. Issn: 0021-8723 Fulltext: in Jstor
  • Spiers, Edward. Chemical Warfare (1986)
  • Trumpener, Ulrich. "The Road to Ypres: the Beginnings of Gas Warfare in World War I." Journal of Modern History 1975 47(3): 460-480. Issn: 0022-2801 Fulltext: in Jstor
  • Whittemore, Gilbert F., Jr. "World War I, Poison Gas Research, and the Ideals of American Chemists." Social Studies of Science 1975 5(2): 135-163. Issn: 0306-3127 Fulltext: in Jstor