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the future looks to us.”

The Carl G. Bollman Story

by Henry W. Meetze

The Carl G. Bollman Story

Carl G. Bollman, Private First Class, 1st Gas Regiment, Western Front, World War I, 1918-1919.

This booklet highlights the United States' entry into World War I, its actions to create a modern capability to engage in the use of chemical agents for both offensive and defensive gas warfare, and the employment of these weapons on the European battlefields. It follows Carl G. Bollman, at 19 years of age, as a member of America's first gas warfare unit, as he trained for and participated in the historic modern use of chemical agents on the battlefield.

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